LUBBOCK, Texas — On Thursday, the City of Lubbock Public Health Department provided a COVID-19 update for the county.
The City of Lubbock confirmed 391 new cases and 1 death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 61,875: 5,086 active, 55,970 recovered and 819 total deaths.
Texas Department of State Health Services data showed hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 18.37 percent.
DSHS data also showed that 61 adult COVID-19 patients were in ICU beds and 9 pediatric COVID-19 patients were in hospitals. There were 36 confirmed COVID-19 admissions within the previous 24 hours and 42 COVID-19 patients on ventilators, according to DSHS data.
The Texas Tech University COVID-19 dashboard listed 190 active student cases and 42 active employee cases.
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