South County reporting highest COVID percentages in county


St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

County Executive Sam Page announced Jan. 31 that South County is reporting the highest COVID case percentages in the county.

Affton, Lindbergh, Bayless and Hancock Place were all mentioned as school districts being heavily affected by increased cases.

County-wide the positivity rate is around 27 percent, and Crestwood, Sunset Hills, Fenton, Affton and Oakville all fall within 22-26 percent positivity.

Tests are available for those with symptoms or those who have been exposed to someone with symptoms at four locations in the county. They can be found at