COVID-19 Update: City of Lubbock reports 813 new cases, 1 additional death on Monday

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

There were 813 new cases and one additional death reported in the latest update.

A total of 73,875 cases and 961 deaths have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

Data for the total number of active cases and recoveries were not provided on the dashboard.

Due to the New Year’s holiday weekend period, Monday’s update was the newest COVID-19 data provided since Thursday, December 30.

(Screen capture of the City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard; 12/31/21)

A breakdown of new cases reported on Friday, Saturday and Sunday was not available as of the publishing of this article.

However, based on comparison of data between the Dec. 30 and Monday’s update, there would be 2.151 new cases and six total deaths over the four day period.

Texas Department of State Health Services data showed hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area B (the greater Lubbock/South Plains region) was at 13.81 percent as of last update provided on Sunday, January 2.

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

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