Tuesday: Lubbock at 3,051 COVID-19 cases; 1,544 active; 1,451 re - FOX34 Lubbock

Tuesday: Lubbock at 3,051 COVID-19 cases; 1,544 active; 1,451 recoveries and 56 deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 133 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,051. 1,544 of those are active.

36 additional recoveries were reported. 1,451 people have now recovered from the virus.

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.

Texas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time Tuesday.

84 people are hospitalized for COVD-19 treatment in Lubbock, which is six more than yesterday. 40 patients are in specialized intensive care units and 44 others considered "floor patients." The city reports there remains ample hospital capacity, with nearly 500 open beds for treatment -- which is not the case statewide.

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

There were 1,832 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 45,757 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 41,717 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing. 631 tests are pending results.

Much more detailed data is available through the city's COVID-19 dashboard.

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