This article is 2 years old. It was published on April 6, 2020.
City of St. Louis Announces Two New COVID-19 Associated Deaths
The City of St. Louis Department of Health announced that it has been notified of two new deaths associated with COVID-19, bring the City’s total to ten. The deceased are two males one in his 60s and one in his 70s. The Department of Health has no plans to release additional information due to privacy laws.
“I offer my deepest sympathy to the families and other loved ones of the patients who died,” says Dr. Fredrick Echols, director of health for the City of St. Louis. “All St. Louisans must do their part as we unite to stop the spread of this virus. Please stay at home and practice physical distancing of at least six feet if you must go out.”
As of 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2020, there were 15 pending COVID-19 test results approved by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, 149 persons being monitored, and 440 positive cases in the City of St. Louis. For a breakdown of positive cases by zip code, visit stlouis-mo.gov/covid-19/data.