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Elk Grove Unified School District returning to 4-day in-person learning | COVID-19 Updates in Northern California

Amador is one of a few counties opening up eligibility before the state.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — ABC10 is following the latest coronavirus statistics and vaccine news for the Sacramento region and the state of California.

This blog will be updated throughout the day with the latest COVID-19 news. Click HERE to learn when and where you can sign-up to get the coronavirus vaccine near you.

Updates from March 30 can be found here.

Elk Grove Unified School District returning to 4-day in-person learning

Students in the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) will soon have the option to return to in-person learning starting as early as April 6, district officials announced.

EGUSD said it be offering 4-day in-person learning – Tuesday through Friday. According to the district, several elementary schools will start April 6 with other elementary schools and all secondary schools beginning April 13.

“Our amazing team of more than 6,500 employees stepped forward and methodically tackled each barrier that stood in our way from reopening our schools for in-person learning,” Superintendent Chris Hoffman said.  

In-person learning is optional and families who wish to remain on distance learning will still be able to do so, the district said. Schedules will remain the same for all students both in-person at school or remote.

EGUSD said learning options include in-person learning 4-days per week, in-person learning 2-days per week and full distance learning.

“We are excited that families will have three learning options to best meet their needs as we continue to safely and equitably serve our 63,152 students,” Hoffman said.

For EGUSD reopening information, visit http://www.egusd.net/covid-19/

Latest coronavirus numbers in California

According to the latest figures from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California has 3,568,426 confirmed coronavirus cases to date.

There have been 57,936 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic, with the state only announcing 148 new deaths on Wednesday.

As of March 30, a total of 18,023,603 vaccine doses have been administered statewide.

Tap here to read more from the CDPH.

Sutter County clinic opens vaccine eligibility to more people 

Adventist Health and Rideout are opening first dose vaccination clinics in Yuba City to everyone 18 years old and above.

Amador County opens vaccine eligibility to more people

Beginning this week, Amador County Public Health will start offering COVID-19 vaccinations to residents and people who work in the county who are 18 years old and older. 

Earlier in March, Gov. Newsom announced that the state would allow all residents age 16 and up to receive the vaccine starting on April 15.

More fans in the stands for Bay Area baseball

Because Alameda County moved to the orange tier on Tuesday, the Oakland A's will be able to have more fans in their stadium.

The team announced the additions. If a county moves to the orange tier, capacity for indoor dining and at entertainment venues increases.

Resources guide for California families

Watch more from ABC10:

How to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine in California