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Sunday: City of Lubbock reports 80 new COVID-19 cases; 45 more recoveries; no additional deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,748. Of those, 1,994 are active. 60 people have died from the virus. 

45 additional recoveries were reported, with 1,694 people listed as recovered. 

As the surge in cases continues across the state, Governor Abbott extended the disaster declaration for all Texas counties. The disaster declaration was originally issued on March 13.

105 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock. 44 patients are in specialized intensive care unites and 61 other are considered "floor patients." 

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

There were 345 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 49,743 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 4,344 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing . 16 tests are pending results. 

Additionally, Walgreens will begin a drive-thru testing facility, at no cost to the public, at the location at Sixth Street and Avenue Q. The testing is expected to be operational Friday, July 17.

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

 

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