City of Lubbock reports 66 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

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

As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 66 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 137 recoveries and two additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,495: 1,624 active, 4,784 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 mylubbock.us/COVID19 

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

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