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Nichole Boyer, clinical team leader at Mercy South Hospital, receives a coronavirus vaccination on Monday, December 14, 2020. Boyer was among the first in the St. Louis area to receive the vaccine.
Theo R. Welling
Special to St. Louis Public Radio
Missouri has given the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine to about 262,000 people, or 4% of the state's 6 million residents, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s the lowest percentage of all 50 states, and at that pace, Missouri won’t fully vaccinate its population for years.
The coronavirus is spreading in the St. Louis region. This blog will track COVID-19 updates in the metro area, Missouri and Illinois.
Nat Thomas, David Kovaluk
St. Louis Public Radio
We’ll discuss a troubling new statistic. St. Louis city streets got a whole lot more dangerous to pedestrians in 2020. What should we be doing about it?