Wednesday: Lubbock reports 180 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths - FOX34 Lubbock

Wednesday: Lubbock reports 180 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 180 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,231. 1,684 of those are active. Two new deaths were also reported. Now 58 people have died from the virus. 

40 additional recoveries were reported -- 1,491 people have now recovered from the virus.

98 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock, which is 14 more than yesterday. 43 patients are in specialized intensive care units and 55 other are considered "floor patients." The city reports there remains ample hospital capacity. However, available beds dipped below 400 for the first time since the start of the pandemic. 

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

There were 901 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 46,658 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 3,823 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing. 1,093 tests are pending results.

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

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