COVID-19 Update: City of Lubbock reports 173 new cases, 2 additional deaths on Tuesday

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LUBBOCK, Texas — On Tuesday, the City of Lubbock Public Health Department provided an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county.

There were 173 new cases and two additional deaths reported in the latest update.

A total 70,255 cases and 941 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

Data including the total number of active cases and recoveries is not provided on the dashboard.

(Screen capture of the City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard; 12/21/21)

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 10.79 percent as of last update provided on Monday, December 20.

EverythingLubbock.com continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s impacts and vaccination efforts.

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