City of Lubbock reports 65 new COVID-19 cases, 76 additional recoveries

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(Nexstar Media Group/ Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) — The following is a press release from the City of Lubbock.

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 65 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 76 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,607: 1,645 active, 4,875 listed as recovered and 87 deaths. 

The City wants to remind citizens to follow Governor Greg Abbott’s latest executive order which  prohibits gatherings of 10 or more people, within the city limits, unless approval from the Mayor is received. That order can be found at 

To request approval from the Mayor for outdoor events with anticipated gatherings of 10 or more people, visit where you will find an approval checklist. Completed checklists should be submitted to a minimum of ten days prior to the event for approval.

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