City of Lubbock reports 67 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death Thursday


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LUBBOCK, Texas — On Thursday, the City of Lubbock Public Health Department provided a COVID-19 update for the county.

The City of Lubbock confirmed 67 new cases and 1 death.

A total of 66,962 cases and 903 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic. Data for the total number of active cases and recoveries were not provided on the dashboard.

(Screen capture of the City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard; 11/18/21)

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed that 38 adult COVID-19 patients were in ICU beds and 1 pediatric COVID-19 patient was in the hospital.

There were 12 confirmed COVID-19 admissions within the previous 24 hours and 18 COVID-19 patients on ventilators, according to DSHS data.

DSHS data also showed the hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 8.14 percent. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), its impacts and vaccination efforts.

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