In an effort to keep our community informed about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Observer has launched a daily update and information guide to help our audience see the impact the coronavirus is having on Sacramento County. Please note that graphs, maps and stories are updated on a daily basis..

COVID-19 Related Stories

US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

(AP) – The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer. The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population […]

As California opens up, Black pastors, community orgs urge more testing

Manny Otiko | California Black Media (CBM) – Covid-19 cases are plunging as California prepares to slowly reopen this week. However, returning workers will face a different environment. Some workplaces such as restaurants and amusement parks will require proof of testing and vaccination. Testing — or some other proof of vaccine status — are already […]


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