Monday: City of Lubbock reports 75 new COVID-19 cases; 128 more - FOX34 Lubbock

Monday: City of Lubbock reports 75 new COVID-19 cases; 128 more recoveries; 3 additional deaths

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 75 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,823. Of those, 1,938 are active. 63 people have died from the virus. 

128 additional recoveries were reported, with 1,822 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.

 

 

109 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock. 44 patients are in specialized intensive care unites and 65 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 1,482 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 51,225 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 4,408 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing . 1,170 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.

The city today reporting it has updated its interactive COVID-19 dashboard in its ongoing quest to keep citizens informed with the most up-to-date and user-friendly information. Much more detailed data can be found there. 

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