Here are the latest coronavirus headlines for April 7, 2020.
- 4:10 p.m.: The Sacramento County stay-at-home order has been extended through May 1, and health officials extended the terms of the order to reduce person-to-person contact.
- 1:40 p.m.: Gov. Newsom announced at his daily press conference that California’s surgeon general has put together a playbook for adults, children, and caregivers that will list the resources available for people to help deal with stress.
- 12:46 p.m.: Coronavirus infections reported at a nursing home in the San Francisco Bay Area increased to nearly 50 from 27 last week and one infected person has died, officials said.
- 8:35 a.m.: The Sacramento Zoo, which has been closed to visitors since March 13 due to the coronavirus, confirmed that they would be laying off, furloughing, and reducing the hours of dozens of their employees.
- 6:38 a.m.: Schools around the world have been shut to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, but one team of scientists is questioning whether the havoc the closures are causing to millions of people is actually worth it.
Here are some stories from Monday you might have missed:
- Coronavirus Miracle? 90-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Beats Deadly Virus
- Lodi Pastor Vows To Keep Assembling Amid Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order
- Coronavirus Testing: Sacramento Residents With Mild Symptoms Now Qualify For Testing
- 36 Sacramento Fire Recruits Graduate Early To Help Get Department Through Coronavirus Crisis
- California Court Leaders Suspend Evictions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
- Coronavirus Surge: Local Experts Say California’s Peak Could Come In 11 Days Or More
- CHP Employee Welcomed Back Home After Coronavirus Hospitalization
- Coronavirus Crisis Uncertainty: Sacramento-Area Small Business Owners Worry Help Won’t Arrive In Time
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