Saturday: Lubbock at 2,827 COVID-19 cases; 1,399 active; 1,374 r - FOX34 Lubbock

Saturday: Lubbock at 2,827 COVID-19 cases; 1,399 active; 1,374 recoveries and 54 deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 106 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,827.

The health department also reported 48 additional recoveries. 1,374 people have tested positive and now recovered.

Governor Abbott issued a statewide face covering requirement in Texas counties with more than 20 positive cases. Along with the mask mandate, the governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people. Click here – to read the executive order

There are now 1,399 active cases. There are 9 new hospitalizations since yesterday. There are 84 people hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock, with 36 patients in specialized intensive care unites and 44 others considered "floor patients." There are 4 "unconfirmed patients being treated in the hospital. The city reports there remains ample hospital capacity , with nearly 500 open beds for treatment.

54 people have died from the virus, according to the health department. Two people in their 50s have died; all other deaths are people who were 60 or older.

Due to Independence Day, the city did not provide an update for tests. The following information is from Thursday, July 2, 2020, the latest our team has received. 

There were 1,029 new tests administered in Lubbock County, for a total of 41,414 since mid-March. Out of those, 3,105 have confirmed positive, including people traveling from other counties for testing. This is a positive rate of 7.49 percent.

Much more detailed data can be found through the city's COVID-19 dashboard.



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