LUBBOCK, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott traveled to Lubbock on Thursday for a meeting with Lubbock area officials. Abbott provided a COVID-19 update for the state of Texas while in Lubbock.
Abbott met with officials at 11:00 a.m. inside Citizens Tower. He then held a press conference scheduled for 11:45 a.m. in the City Council chamber. Use the video player above to see a replay of our live coverage on KAMC. Use the player below to see a replay of live coverage on KLBK. App users can CLICK HERE for an alternate view of the players.
As of Wednesday evening, the City of Lubbock Health Department reported 6,365 total cases of COVID-19 or coronavirus in the city and Lubbock County combined. Of those, 1,677 were listed as active cases. The city reported 4,604 people recovered and 84 died.
The Texas Department of State Health Services as of Thursday morning reported 9,034 COVID-19 deaths. DSHS reported 506,820 confirmed cases and an estimated 367,354 recoveries
Abbott will also travel to El Paso where he is scheduled to provide an additional press conference at 2:00 pm.