Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Wednesday, May 13

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 55 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:

Sacramento County cases: 1,183
Sacramento County deaths: 51

Yolo County cases: 177
Yolo County deaths: 22

Placer County cases: 170
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 60
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 9
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 58
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

Seven counties—El Dorado, Butte, Amador, Lassen, Nevada, Placer and Shasta—have received approval from the state to open businesses under “expanded Stage 2” guidelines. That means dine-in restaurants and in-store shopping can reopen. Social distancing rules still apply. (Video)

The California State University system has announced that almost all instruction will take place online through fall 2020.

Californians who can’t telework are now allowed to go back to the office as long as their employers adhere to strict modifications.

Social isolation is a very real problem in senior living facilities. Understaffing, and lack of technology and visitor privileges are issues. (Audio)

Here’s a listing of local grocery stores that tells what each is doing to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Locals are buying chickens so they can have a ready supply of eggs. (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.aspx;
https://www.amadorgov.org/services/covid-19;
https://www.yuba.org/coronavirus/;
https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/14d4460858214b358dfa3fae4cf33458

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