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St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced a series of new restrictions and programs as a four-week rollback of some reopening measures after the county has seen 5 days in about a week that broke the daily record high for new COVID-19 cases.

The new measures include:

  • The county will limit all gatherings and events to 50 people beginning Friday at 5 p.m.
  • Business occupency limits will be rolled back to 25%, up from the previous 50% level set June 29. 
  • All late-night service at bars after 10 p.m. will be closed starting Friday.
  • The county will create a process for closing businesses not following guidelines
  • All those waiting for COVID-19 test results will be told to quarantine until they get their results
  • The county will be requiring all healthcare providers to report test COVID-19 results promptly. Page said some providers, particularly urgent care centers, have lagged in reporting making it more difficult to identify and conrol outbreaks.
  • The county will provide teachers with places to quarantine when schools reopen this fall.

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