ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A man who was demanding to be tested for a possible coronavirus infection had to be removed and placed under arrest after a St. Louis County Council meeting, according to police.
Shortly after the council adjourned the man – claiming he was on a cruise ship and no one would administer a test for him – entered the chambers.
"There's no testing in this county. There's no adequate testing," the man claimed. "I've been trying to get tested for two weeks. I went on a cruise, I have flu-like symptoms. I want to get tested. Who's gonna test me?"
The man threw his coat on the floor and cursed, before he was led away by police.
That one case is the 20-year-old woman who returned from a study-abroad trip to Italy.
The Ladue family has now retained an attorney, claiming the county never told them all to self-quarantine. The younger sister of the woman with the virus went to school both Thursday and Friday, the father and younger daughter went to a house party before the Saturday dance and the father went to a Ladue coffee shop on Saturday, despite the county's initial assertion that officials asked for the self-quarantine Thursday.