Wednesday: City of Lubbock reports 132 additional COVID-19 cases - FOX34 Lubbock

Wednesday: City of Lubbock reports 132 additional COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

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The Lubbock health department reported 132 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death Wednesday. The brings the total number of cases to 4,063. Of those, 1,939 are active. 64 people have died from the virus. 

115 additional recoveries were reported, with 2060 people listed as recovered. 

104 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock. 43 patients are in specialized intensive care units 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 1,100 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 52,325 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 4,572 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing. 1,187 tests are pending results. 

Due to challenges receiving testing supplies, the opening of the COVID-19 testing site at Walgreens in Lubbock has been delayed. It is tentatively rescheduled to go live on Saturday, August 1.

Monday the city reported 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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