City of Lubbock reports 5 additional deaths, 533 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday


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

The City of Lubbock confirmed 533 new cases and 5 deaths since Thursday. There were 145 cases Friday, 75 cases Saturday, 119 cases Sunday, 71 cases Monday and 123 cases Tuesday.

A total of 71,057 cases and 951 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed that 34 adult COVID-19 patients were in ICU beds and 3 pediatric COVID-19 patients were in the hospital.

There were 13 confirmed COVID-19 admissions within the previous 24 hours and 18 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 10.51 percent. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s impacts and vaccination efforts.

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