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

The City of Lubbock confirmed 870 new cases and 3 deaths.

A total of 82,797 cases and 973 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.

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed that 54 adult COVID-19 patients were in ICU beds and 15 pediatric COVID-19 patients were in the hospital as of Thursday.

There were 47 confirmed COVID-19 admissions within the previous 24 hours and 36 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 21.23 percent as of Thursday. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s impacts and vaccination efforts.