City confirms 26 additional COVID-19 cases

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The following is a release from the City of Lubbock.

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 26 additional cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as of 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 77.  A significant number of new cases is associated with the ongoing outbreak at Whisperwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Over the weekend the health department, with the help of staff running the UMC Drive-Through Clinic screened residents and employees. Unfortunately, 12 residents tested positive. The health department is working with regulatory agencies to ensure appropriate care is provided to residents. Additional screening at the facility is planned for Tuesday, March 31.

In addition to the reported Lubbock cases, the Texas Department of State Health Services reports additional cases on the South Plains including Hockley County (7), Terry County (3), Gaines County (1), Hale County (1) and Lynn County (2). The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19.  

The City of Lubbock Health Department and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Lubbock area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.

(Press release from the City of Lubbock)

Chart from City of Lubbock Health Department

EverythingLubbock.com continues ongoing coverage of coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery efforts in Lubbock and the South Plains


As of March 30, 2020 5:00 pm

Report_Date__Age__ ExposureCounty_of ResidenceInvestigation Status
3/17/2020 20-29 Travel out of country Lubbock Complete
3/18/2020 40-49 Travel out of country Lubbock Complete
3/20/2020 30-39 Travel out of country Lubbock Complete
3/20/2020 20-29 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/21/2020 40-49 Travel out of country Lubbock Complete
3/21/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/21/2020 50-59 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/21/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/22/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/22/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/24/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/24/2020 30-39 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/24/2020 10-19 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/24/2020 50-59 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/25/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/25/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/25/2020 10-19 Domestic Travel Lubbock Complete
3/25/2020 30-39 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/25/2020 40-49 Travel out of country Lubbock Complete
3/26/2020 20-29 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/26/2020 20-29 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/26/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/26/2020 40-49 Domestic Travel Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 20-22 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 10-19 Domestic Travel Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/27/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/28/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock on-going
3/28/2020 50-59 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/28/2020 20-29 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/28/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock on-going
3/28/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock on-going
3/28/2020 30-39 Ongoing Lubbock Complete
3/28/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/28/2020 60-69 Domestic Travel Lubbock Complete
3/28/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/28/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 20-29 Pending Lubbock on-going
3/29/2020 30-39 Pending Lubbock on-going
3/29/2020 50-59 Pending  Lubbock on-going
3/29/2020 10-19 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 50-59 Pending  Lubbock on-going
3/29/2020 30-39 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 40-49 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 20-29 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/29/2020 20-29 Pending  Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 80-89 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 50-59 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 40-49 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 20-29 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 20-29 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 40-49 Community Acquired Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 50-59 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 50-59 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 60-69 Ongoing Lubbock on-going
3/30/2020 40-49 International Travel Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 80-89 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 50-59 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 80-89 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 80-89 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 70-79 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete
3/30/2020 60-69 Exposure to known case Lubbock Complete

Possible Community Exposure in Lubbock County

Exposure_DateLocation
March 14 Sunset Church of Christ – Graduation Ceremony
March 16 Blazing Bouncers, 11401 Hwy 87 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
March 13 Beef O Brady’s  5510 4th Street Ste 280 from 7pm – 11pm
March 13 Cujo’s Sports Bar 5811 4th Street  11pm – 12:30am
March 13 Chances R 5610 Frankford 12:45am – 2:00 am

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