Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Wednesday, April 8

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.

It’s day 20 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 580
Sacramento County deaths: 22

Yolo County cases: 56
Yolo County deaths: 2

Placer County cases: 117
Placer County deaths: 4

El Dorado County cases: 28
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 3
Amador County deaths: 0


The stay-at-home order for Sacramento County has been extended to May 1.

Sacramento County has released a map of coronavirus cases by ZIP code.

The state’s largest employer, the University of California, announced that no career employees would be laid off as a result of COVID-19 between now and June 30.

People are littering Sacramento parking lots with used plastic gloves and masks. (Video)

Sacramento city and county officials have approved a plan to provide 1,000 beds for homeless individuals during the coronavirus crisis.

A Natomas manufacturer has struck a deal to mass-produce ventilators for COVID-19 patients.

A Sacramento stylist has some tips for cutting your hair at home. (Video)