LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The City of Lubbock confirmed 57 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 26 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 2,918: 1,447 active, 1,415 listed as recovered and 56 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19
71 people are hospitalized with 37 in ICU.
Updates to the city dashboard will resume on Monday, July 6.
Wednesday, July 1 was our highest daily case count reported so far, 184. The largest number of cases are still in the 20 to 29 age group, although the newest cases seem to be spreading to other age groups.
Community Exposure Sites
The City of Lubbock is listing no current exposure sites. Possible exposure sites drop off the list after 14 days. We’re expecting more possible exposure sites to be released as the investigation into current cases continues.
The city posted a new statement about exposure sites on July 1:
Not all locations that have a confirmed case of COVID-19, whether an employee or patron, are deemed exposure sites. Locations are identified as exposure sites when:
- A cluster of cases has been identified, with the location being the primary commonality
- We cannot easily identify who was at the location during the potential exposure
- We believe that having been at the location during the specified time causes a significantly increased risk of contracting COVID-19
The Health Department continues to investigate every case of COVID-19 in Lubbock county, and sites will continue to be added as they are identified.
COVID-19 Relief Funds
The City and partner organizations, are using the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) to help citizens directly impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs available include: Rental, mortgage and utility assistance as well as daycare assistance. For more information, call the Community Development Department at 775.2296, or go to mylubbock.us/communitydevelopment
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