City holds press conference as COVID-19 cases increase locally

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LUBBOCK, Texas — As cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 continued to increase in Lubbock and the South Plains, the City of Lubbock scheduled a press conference for Friday at 6:00 pm.

As of Friday at 5:25 pm, there were 48 publicly -disclosed confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the 23 counties of the South Plains. Earlier in the day the city said six local cases were tied to a nursing home in Lubbock.

UPDATE: Just before 6:00 p.m. the city provided an update with 8 new cases. That brings Lubbock’s total to 31.

Use the video player above to see a replay of the city’s press conference. App users might need to CLICK HERE for a better view. (The replay was added at 6:41. It might take a few minutes to show up.)

City of Lubbock to Hold News Conference

The City of Lubbock will hold a news conference regarding the latest information on the Coronavirus and the coordinated efforts to address concerns within the community. To limit unnecessary exposure, this conference is for MEDIA and INVITED GUESTS ONLY.

What: News Conference
When: 6:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2020
Where: City Council Chambers, Lubbock City Hall, 1625 13th Street

*The news conference will be streamed at, and broadcast via Facebook Live. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), its impacts and vaccination efforts.

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