COVID-19: City of Lubbock reports 34 new cases, one additional death on Saturday

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(Nexstar Media Group/EverythingLubbock.com Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a news release from the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 34 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 28 recoveries, and 1 additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,852: 1,483 active, 5,276 listed as recovered and 93 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.

(News release from the City of Lubbock)


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