Latest Coronavirus Updates

More People Across Region Get Vaccines As Eligibility Expands“If you get the vaccine, it’s like helping one another,” 16-year-old Brisa Chavez said.
1st Local Case Of Brazil P.1 COVID-19 Variant Detected In DavisUC Davis says they have identified another first-known local case of a third COVID-19 variant.
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Open To All Californians 16 And OlderCalifornia has now opened up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to every adult and anyone over 16.
Gov. Newsom Pushes Full California Public School Reopening by Fall As Many Districts ResistGov. Gavin Newsom's administration said Wednesday that all California schools should reopen when the new academic year begins next fall, though his guidelines remain merely an expectation rather than a mandate.
Clinics Adapt As Pause Put On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine DistributionThe Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been shelved due to reported side effects.
Johnson & Johnson Pause Sends Some Clinics Scrambling, Fuels Worry Of Vaccine HesitationHalting the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine sent some clinics scrambling and closed others down on Tuesday.
Lack Of Healthy Players Cuts Davis High School Football Season ShortIt’s not just COVID-19 canceling high school football games in Northern California.
Sacramento County Clinics Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine After CDC GuidanceClinics scheduled to take place through Sacramento County’s Equivax collaboration are automatically switching people from the Johnson & Johnson to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, officials say.
California Lifts Limits On Indoor Worship Services, Still Advises Limiting Capacity At 25%California on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates.
FDA, CDC Call For Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause To Investigate Rare Blood ClotsThe federal agencies issued a joint statement Tuesday morning saying they are reviewing six reported cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot in people who have received the single-dose vaccine.
Sacramento County Tackles Zip Code Vaccine DisparitiesA vaccine victory could depend on where you live. While Sacramento County has vaccinated nearly 800,000 people, the data shows some neighborhoods are getting left out.
Will Vaccine Hesitancy Impact Herd Immunity In California?In Placer County, The Grounds clinic in Roseville is opening up eligibility to anyone 16 and up, just days before the state is set to do the same.
Sacramento Business Owner Writes Letter To Community As Shop Struggles Amid The PandemicAfter nearly 40 years in Sacramento, a local business owner said she’s close to cracking under pandemic pressure.
Athletes Quarantined After Amador County Football Player With Positive COVID Test Hits The FieldAfter playing a high school football game on Friday night, one Amador High School player tested positive for COVID-19, possibly exposing dozens of community members to the virus.
California Lifts Attendance Limits On Houses Of Worship In Wake Of High Court RulingCalifornia on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates.
Natomas Unified, Several Other Districts Return To Classroom Full-Time On MondayMany students across the greater Sacramento region are returning to the classroom full-time on Monday.
Placer County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Older As Thousands Of Appointments Remain OpenPlacer County has opened up vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 and older as nearly 2,000 appointments remain open at the county-run clinic in Roseville for the coming week.
Retired Nurses Join Frontlines As Sacramento Pharmacies Push For Trained VaccinatorsSonya Frausto owns Ten Acres Pharmacy in Sacramento, and like many others, she's pressed to get enough staff trained in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Concern Sparks Over New COVID Variants As Vaccine Eligibility Opens Up In Sacramento RegionAs vaccine eligibility is set to expand to everyone 16 and up in California, concern continues to grow as more cases of coronavirus variants continue to pop up.
2 Cases Of South African COVID-19 Variant Found In Stanislaus CountyHealth officials say they have detected Stanislaus County’s first two confirmed cases of the South African B.1.351 coronavirus variant strain.
Nevada County COVID Cases Surge In Young People ‘Letting Their Guard Down’With COVID case rates dropping and vaccines becoming more available, most counties are getting closer to widespread reopening. But getting too comfortable is what is forcing Nevada County backward, as it's in the middle of a virus surge while other areas celebrate.
California To Receive 90% Fewer J&J Vaccines Next WeekCalifornia will see a 90 percent drop in Johnson and Johnson single-dose vaccines next week.
Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens At Stockton Arena After Supply DelayThe opening of a new mass vaccination clinic at the Stockton Arena was a dose of good news for San Joaquin County, which has struggled to get the COVID-19 vaccine to people who need it.
New Stockton Mass Vaccination Site Can Give Out Up To 5,400 Shots A DayThousands more people will have access to the COVID-19 vaccine in Stockton as a new mass vaccination site opens on Wednesday.
COVID Anger: Brewery Patrons Stiff Server On Tip After Disagreeing With State's 90-Minute Seating RuleA woman was working Friday at the recently opened Glenbrook Brewery in Morristown, New Jersey. She had a table of four that seemed satisfied with their brews -- until she approached them about COVID-19 rules.
Discarded Masks Litter Beaches Worldwide, Threaten Sea LifeTo the usual list of foul trash left behind or washed up on beaches around the world, add these: masks and gloves used by people to avoid the coronavirus and then discarded on the sand.
1 In 3 COVID-19 Survivors Suffers 'Brain Disease,' Study FindsA major study published Tuesday suggests as many as one in three people infected with Covid-19 are left with longer term mental health or neurological symptoms.
Dr. Dave Hnida's Message To Those Unsure About Vaccine: Follow The 'COVID Golden Rule'Anyone 16 and older is now eligible to get a COVID vaccine in many states, but some people remain hesitant. CBS Denver Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida said it's important to make sure you are talking to your health care provider, not social media, for facts.
Counties Operating As If 'Color-Blind' To State Tier SystemCalifornia is coming back, announcing its clearest "end in sight" yet Tuesday. The state is laying out a date for lifting restrictions that have changed daily life throughout the pandemic.