Monday: Lubbock at 2,918 COVID-19 cases; 1,447 active; 1,415 rec - FOX34 Lubbock

Monday: Lubbock at 2,918 COVID-19 cases; 1,447 active; 1,415 recoveries and 56 deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

26 more recoveries in Lubbock are attributed to COVID-19. 1,415 people have now recovered from the virus, according to the City of Lubbock.

The Lubbock health department reported 57 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,918. 1,447 of those cases are active

The department reported no new deaths. 56 people have died from the virus.

Gov. Greg 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.

78 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock, which is 7 more than yesterday. 37 patients are in specialized intensive care units and 41 others considered "floor patients." The city reports there remains ample hospital capacity, with nearly 500 open beds for treatment.

Two people in their 50s have died; all other deaths are people who were 60 or older.




There were 238 new tests administered in Lubbock County, for a total of 43,687 since mid-March. Out of those, 3,475 have confirmed positive, including people traveling from other counties for testing. 677 tests are pending results

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



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