Here are the latest news updates on the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 9:56 p.m.: Solano and El Dorado county officials have extended their shelter-at-home order until April 30.
  • 8:18 p.m.: California students will be learning from home for the rest of the year, according to a statement from the State Superintendent on Tuesday.
  • 4:12 p.m.: California is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak.
  • 3:30 p.m.: The White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if social distancing is maintained.
  • 12 p.m.: Gov. Newsom gives the daily address. Asks Californians to check on others; says 25K have stepped forward to help.
  • 9:33 a.m.: Placer County schools have extended their closures through May 1.
  • 9:29 a.m.: Coronavirus pandemic will change men’s grooming routines. Long hair, beards could be back in by summer.
  • 6:47 a.m.: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, with people being asked not to go anywhere unnecessary, gas prices in California have cratered.
  • 6:23 a.m.: Two weeks after San Francisco issued the country’s first shelter-in-place order for residents to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, hospital emergency rooms throughout the region appear to be seeing the early effects.

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