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Jefferson County reports second death from coronavirus, unveils data dashboard

Jefferson County reports second death from coronavirus, unveils data dashboard

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 6, 2020

Jefferson County has reported its second death from the coronavirus, just days after its first death during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of 76 total cases, the county has had two deaths and one recovered case, according to a new data dashboard unveiled on the Jefferson County Department of Health’s web...

St. Louis County coronavirus cases nearing 1,000

St. Louis County coronavirus cases nearing 1,000

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 6, 2020

Just over two weeks after St. Louis County’s first death from COVID-19, its number of coronavirus deaths doubled between Friday and Monday as the county approaches 1,000 total cases. The county now has 985 total cases and 14 deaths, up from 781 cases Friday and 663 Thursday, according to the late...

St. Louis County coronavirus deaths nearly double this weekend

St. Louis County coronavirus deaths nearly double this weekend

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 5, 2020

Update: In numbers released Monday morning, the total number of cases stands at 985 and the deaths at 14.  Two weeks after its first death from COVID-19, St. Louis County nearly doubled its number of coronavirus deaths this weekend. The county now has 862 total cases and 13 deaths, up from 781 cases Frid...

‘Stay home, Missourians’: Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order

‘Stay home, Missourians’: Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order

April 4, 2020

Missouri Gov, Mike Parson issued a statewide stay-at-home order Friday, but he’s leaving the details of what business are essential and non-essential to local governments. The directive came weeks after local Missouri officials like St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewso...

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 3, 2020

Updated at 4:25 p.m. April 3 with update on Crestwood and Sunset Hills, plus more North County ZIP codes.  Some areas of South County and St. Louis County are being hit harder by the coronavirus than others, according to data the county released Friday that for the first time breaks down the county...

After first coronavirus death, Jefferson County extends stay-at-home order and dining ban

After first coronavirus death, Jefferson County extends stay-at-home order and dining ban

April 3, 2020

The Jefferson County Health Department on Thursday announced the first death related to COVID-19 in Jefferson County, Missouri, followed by the extension of a stay-at-home order and a dining ban. The resident was a female in her 80s who had been hospitalized, the county said in a news release. “W...

St. Louis County now has 781 coronavirus cases and seven deaths, creates dashboard to track it all

St. Louis County now has 781 coronavirus cases and seven deaths, creates dashboard to track it all

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Update: In the latest numbers released Friday, St. Louis County now has 781 positive cases and seven deaths.  St. Louis County now has 781 coronavirus cases and six deaths, up from 663 Thursday and so many that the county has developed a dashboard to track all the data related to the cases. Origina...

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 2, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will face three challengers in the Democratic primary this August, and Councilman Ernie Trakas also has three challengers for his 6th District seat. Filing for county, state and federal offices for the Aug. 4 primary began in February and ended Tuesday. County exec...

Sunset Hills approves legislation allowing for tax abatements, aimed at hotel project

Sunset Hills approves legislation allowing for tax abatements, aimed at hotel project

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen passed a contentious bill at its March 10 meeting that, through state statute, will allow the city to declare properties “blighted” and grant tax abatements to redevelop them. The bill passed 5-2, with Ward 2 Aldermen Steve Bersche and Casey Wong, Ward 3 Aldermen...

Mehlville firefighters with cancer will get coverage

Mehlville firefighters with cancer will get coverage

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will begin to offer enhanced benefits to employees diagnosed with cancer after the Board of Directors approved changes to the fire district’s employee manual last month. Board members unanimously approved the changes to the Employee Manual of Policies and Procedur...

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