COVID-19: City of Lubbock reports 50 new cases, 1 additional death Wednesday

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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 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 lubbocksafe@mylubbock.us a minimum of ten days prior to the event for approval.

(News release from the City of Lubbock)


EverythingLubbock.com continues ongoing coverage of coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery efforts in Lubbock and the South Plains


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