LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — The following is a news release from the City of Lubbock:
As of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 80 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 45 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 3,748: 1,994 active, 1,694 listed as recovered and 60 deaths.
Walgreens, at 602 Avenue Q, will operate a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site starting on Friday, July 17. The drive-thru will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., seven days a week. Visitors need to take a COVID-19 assessment test before they will be given an appointment time to be tested. The assessment can be found at www.walgreens.com/COVID19testing.
In a recent proclamation, Governor Greg Abbott limited outdoor gatherings to 10 people, unless approved by a mayor or county judge. If citizens, or organizations, would like to have their event considered for approval they can download a form at www.mylubbock.us/lubbocksafe. They can then send the form to LubbockSafe@mylubbock.us. Those seeking approval are asked to submit their request at least 10 days before the event.
(News release from the City of Lubbock)