Delta Variant Surge Spurs Mask Advisory In St. Louis

St. Louis’s CBS News affiliate reports:

You should wear a mask even if you’re vaccinated. This is the message from local health departments. Three major municipalities have issued a public health advisory in response to the emergence of the Delta variant in the St. Louis region.

St. Louis City and St. Louis and Jefferson counties issued the advisory, citing a spread of new cases of the Delta coronavirus variant. All three health departments said new COVID-19 cases are emerging among unvaccinated residents, particularly children returning to normal activities without protection.

Read the full article. Earlier today it was reported that some overloaded Missouri hospitals are transferring COVID patients across the state.