City of Lubbock Confirms Additional Cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City of Lubbock has confirmed four additional cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as of 4:00 p.m. on March 27, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 31. In addition to the reported Lubbock cases, the Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting additional cases in the South Plains including Hockley County (5), Terry County (3), and Gaines County (1), Hale (1), Yoakum (1). The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19. The City of Lubbock Health Department and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Lubbock area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.

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