LUBBBOCK, 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 468 new cases and two additional deaths reported in the latest update.
This was the highest number of daily cases reported since December 15, 2020.
A total 59,735 cases and 798 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.
Texas Department of State Health Services data showed hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 20.31 percent as of the last update provided on Tuesday, September 7.
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