Doctor seriously ill with COVID-19 improved when surrounded by family and friends.
St. Louis acting health director Dr. Fredrick Echols said the city is working to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines and address hesitancy.
The department said the state is seeing a rising number of individuals contracting the Delta variant of COVID-19.
BJC will require employees to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 15. Washington University will require all faculty, staff and trainees to show proof of vaccination by August 30.
St. Louis-area residents have turned to the task force briefings for information about COVID-19, the vaccines, and new guidance from health authorities.
Health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated ahead of the Independence Day holiday.
Task force leader Dr. Alex Garza became a near-constant in local media and on Facebook, where the task force aired its briefings.
Officers arrived at the scene around 11 a.m. on Sunday.
The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.