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Thursday: Lubbock COVID-19 cases at 481; 292 active; 149 recoveries and 40 deaths

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There were 11 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported among Lubbock County residents Thursday, bringing the total to 481. Of this total of people who were tested and received a positive, 292 are active cases and 149 are recovered.

 

One additional death related to COVID-19 was reported Thursday, bringing the total to 40. Of the 458 total cases, 221 are associated with a nursing home, which includes residents and employees.

 

Through its investigations into the positive COVID-19 cases, the Health Department has identified Food King, at 5725 19th Street, as a possible community exposure site. The possible exposure time was Tuesday, April 14, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

 

The store is cooperating with the City of Lubbock. City Environmental Inspectors have been on site to verify that a Level 3 cleaning was performed. The Health Department says the possible community exposure risk at this location is low.

The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19.  

The City of Lubbock Health Department and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Lubbock area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.

More data is available on the city's COVID-19 dashboard.

 

 

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