Saturday: City of Lubbock reports 136 new COVID-19 cases - FOX34 Lubbock

Saturday: City of Lubbock reports 136 new COVID-19 cases

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock health department reported 136 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. This brings the total number of cases to 4,445. Of those, 2,145 are active. 65 people have died from the virus.

Ten additional recoveries were reported, with 2,235 people listed as recovered.

102 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment in Lubbock. 42 patients are in specialized intensive care units and 60 others are considered "floor patients."

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

There were 834 new tests administered in Lubbock County, with a total of 57,515 tests conducted since mid-March. Out of those, 5,233 have confirmed positive results, including people traveling from other counties for testing. 1,562 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.

The city reported this week 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 - here.

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