City provided COVID-19 update Sunday evening, watch replay

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The City of Lubbock provided an update on COVID-19 or coronavirus on Sunday. The plan is to provide an additional update again on Monday.

Use the video player above to watch a replay of the Sunday briefing. App users might need to CLICK HERE for a better view. (The video was added at 6:40 pm. It might take a few minutes to process and show up.)

The City of Lubbock has, as of Sunday evening, 10 cases. One case was transferred from Lubbock to Hockley County. So Hockley County now has three. That’s 13 total cases between the two counties combined. (Corrected).

Related Story: City of Lubbock confirms two new cases of COVID-19 Sunday evening

The six most recent cases were all identified by testing at University Medical Center. UMC completed more than 400 tests so far. Thirty tests were still pending as of Sunday evening, the city said.


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The following is a press release from the City of Lubbock.

City of Lubbock to Hold Weekly News Conference

The City of Lubbock will hold its weekly 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. Monday, March 23, 2020
Where: City Council Chambers, Lubbock City Hall, 1625 13th Street

*There will also be a news conference Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

**The City of Lubbock will also be broadcasting the news conference via Facebook Live.

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