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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

Lubbock Mayor's latest disaster declaration, issued June 26
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
More details on guidelines for specific industries in Texas

July 2: Governor's executive order requiring masks for most in public, limits public outdoor gatherings to 10

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 2,271 as of July 3. Of this count there are 1,341 active cases, 1,326 recovered and 54 deaths.

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

Area reports

Here are total case counts for 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 - 186 cases, 60 of these recovered as of July 3. 5,774 tests performed.

Castro County - 97 cases, 46 active cases, one death as of July 3.

Swisher County - 37 cases: 13 active cases, one death as of July 3.

Briscoe County - Three cases, two active as of July 3.

Hall County - Two cases, none active; one death as of July 3.

Roosevelt County, NM - 69 cases, 30 of these recovered as of July 3. One death. 2,589 tests performed.

Bailey County - 102 cases, 5 active, one death as of July 3.

Lamb County - 50 cases, 4 active as of July 3.

Hale County - 500 cases, 302 active; seven deaths as of July 3. 191 recoveries.

Floyd County - 34 cases, 18 active; one death as of July 3.

Motley County - One case, no longer active as of July 3.

Cottle County - Four cases, none active; one death as of July 3.

Cochran County - One case, not active as of July 3.

Hockley County - 60 cases, 27 active; one death as of July 3. 

Crosby County - 26 cases, 19 active; one death as of July 3.

Dickens County - Two cases, none active as of July 3.

Yoakum County - 30 cases, 21 active as of July 3.

Terry County - 36 cases, 23 active of July 3.

Lynn County - 38 cases, 20 active; one death as of July 3.

Garza County - 12 cases, five active as of June 13.

Kent County - No reported cases as of July 3.

Lea County, NM - 147 cases, 34 of these recovered as of July 3. 5,234 tests performed. 

Gaines County - 26 cases, 13 active as of July 3.

Dawson County - 59 cases, 15 active; one death as of July 3.

Borden County - No reported cases as of July 3.

Scurry County - 45 cases, 22 active as of July 3.

 

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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