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Updated COVID-19 data, 'Lubbock Safe!', Governor's Report to Open Texas

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This story will be continually updated as new information becomes available from local and state health officials.

City of Lubbock COVID-19 information page

Read Lubbock Mayor's latest disaster declaration, issued May 12
Lubbock Safe! guidelines

The Governor's Report to Open Texas
May 18: Latest guidelines for businesses across Texas from the Governor's Strike Force to Open Texas

Texas COVID-19 information page
New Mexico COVID-19 information page

 

Lubbock County

Lubbock County's total confirmed COVID-19 cases among its residents is 624 as of Monday, May 18. Of this count there are 183 active cases, 391 recovered and 50 deaths.

Much more data, including testing count, how each case was contracted, case count by age, sex and ethnicity and more is available at the city's COVID-19 dashboard.

Area reports

Here are other counties near Lubbock. Understand that local officials will relay numbers before it shows up on the state databases, which is why there can be a brief discrepancy for a day or so. Texas COVID-19 page. New Mexico COVID-19 page.

Curry County, NM - 41 cases as of May 18. 2,067 tests performed.

Castro County - 27 cases, one death as of May 17.

Swisher County - 15 cases as of May 17.

Briscoe County - One case as of May 17.

Hall County - No reported cases as of May 17.

Roosevelt County, NM - 27 cases as of May 17. 877 tests performed.

Bailey County - Eight cases as of May 17.

Lamb County - 11 cases as of May 17.

Hale County - 44 cases, four deaths as of May 17.

Floyd County - Four cases as of May 17.

Motley County - One case as of May 17.

Cottle County - Four cases as of May 17.

Cochran County - One case as of May 17.

Hockley County - 23 cases as of May 17. One death. 

Crosby County - Three cases, one death as of May 17.

Dickens County - One case as of May 17.

Yoakum County - Two cases as of May 17.

Terry County - 12 cases of May 17.

Lynn County - Five cases, one death as of May 17.

Garza County - Four cases as of May 17.

Kent County - No reported cases as of May 17.

Lea County, NM - 18 cases as of May 17. 1,912 tests performed. 

Gaines County - Five cases as of May 17.

Dawson County - 38 cases, one death as of May 17.

Borden County - No reported cases as of May 17.

Scurry County - Two cases as of May 17.

 

Risk categories

Below are risk categories according to the City of Lubbock Health Department:

High risk: Living in the same household as, being an intimate partner of, or providing care in a non-healthcare setting (such as a home) for a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection without using recommended precautions for home care and home isolation.

Management - Active monitoring, daily contact with the health department, restrict to home, immediate isolation and notification to the health department if symptomatic.


Medium risk: Close contact with a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19. Living in the same household, an intimate partner of, or caring for a person in a non-healthcare setting (such as a home) to a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection while consistently using recommended precautions for home care and home isolation.

Management - Self-monitoring, take temperature daily, watch for signs and symptoms. Recommendation to remain at home or in a comparable setting. Practice social distancing. Immediate isolation and notification to the health department is symptomatic.

Low risk: Being in the same indoor environment (e.g. a classroom, a hospital waiting room) as a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 for a prolonged period of time but not meeting the definition of close contact.

Management - Self-observation, self-assess for temperature and symptoms. Practice social distancing. Immediate isolation if becomes symptomatic. Stay at home. Seek medical advice if you develop severe symptoms.

 

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