LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a news release from the City of Lubbock:
As of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 50 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 146 recoveries and an additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,706: 1,512 active, 5,104 listed as recovered and 90 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 email@example.com a minimum of ten days prior to the event for approval.
(News release from the City of Lubbock)