City of Lubbock confirms 282 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional recoveries

Local News

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

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 282 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and two recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 15,908: 2,488 active, 13,263 listed as recovered and 157 deaths. 

Executive Order GA-32 allows certain venues to reopen at 75% capacity and allows certain counties to resume elective surgeries. Counties within Trauma Service Areas with high COVID-19 hospitalizations are excluded from these reopenings. Executive Order GA-32 defines high hospitalizations as at least 15 percent of a hospital’s total capacity being used for COVID-19 hospitalized patients for seven consecutive days.

DSHS updated its dashboard to reflect the changes implemented with Executive Order GA-32.  The City of Lubbock will be reporting the hospitalization rate as reflected on the DSHS dashboard.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News Highlights

More News Highlights

Don't Miss

Event Calendar