City of Lubbock reports 97 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths 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 97 new cases and 3 deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 66,465: 953 active, 64,615 recovered and 897 total deaths.

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed that 39 adult COVID-19 patients were in ICU beds and 1 pediatric COVID-19 patient was in the hospital.

There were 13 confirmed COVID-19 admissions within the previous 24 hours and 22 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 7.89 percent. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), its impacts and vaccination efforts.

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