Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Wednesday, April 22

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 34 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

The numbers, as of 10 a.m.*:

Sacramento County cases: 971
Sacramento County deaths: 36

Yolo County cases: 146
Yolo County deaths: 10

Placer County cases: 133
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 39
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 42
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Over the past two weeks, there has been a slight decrease in the number of coronavirus patients in Sacramento hospitals.

Yolo County officials say six people have died of COVID-19 at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital in Woodland.

Sunrise Assisted Living-Sacramento and Sunrise Assisted Living-Fair Oaks are two “hotspots” that account for 65 of Sacramento County’s COVID-19 cases.

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a new website where healthy Californians can sign up for volunteer activities such as checking on seniors, supporting food banks, donating to nonprofits and donating blood.

A Sacramento psychologist urges parents not to be too hard on themselves with regard to their children’s schooling from home. (Video)

Local bicycle shops are experiencing record sales during the pandemic. (Video)

*Sources:
https://www.saccounty.net/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx; https://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/adults/communicable-disease-investigation-and-control/novel-coronavirus-2019/dashboard-and-documents;
https://www.placer.ca.gov/6448/Cases-in-Placer; https://www.edcgov.us/Government/hhsa/Pages/EDCCOVID-19-Cases.aspxhttps://www.amadorgov.org/services/covid-19;
https://www.yuba.org/coronavirus/