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

There were 186 new cases and one additional death reported in the latest update.

A total 68,182 cases and 918 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

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

(Screen capture of the City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard; 12/1/21)

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 8.35 percent as of last update provided on Tuesday, November 30. continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s impacts and vaccination efforts.