City of Lubbock Confirms 155 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death


As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 155 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 79 recoveries and one death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 10,681: 2,355 active, 8,206 listed as recovered and 120 deaths.

*Today, 11 cases were reassigned to Lubbock County from other jurisdictions. They are included in today’s cumulative number.

The City of Lubbock, through the Health Department and Office of Emergency Management, has successfully converted the COVID-19 data set into a new database system. The data migration took place last week. Ongoing quality control checks on the statistics and database continue to be a priority of the City of Lubbock.

The City reports the best information possible each day based on the data received prior to the 4:00p.m. cut-off time. The case information posted on the City’s dashboard is updated daily with the most recent information obtained throughout the case investigation. Please note that daily case counts are correct as of the time received and are used in calculating positivity rates and other relevant metrics.

In addition, effective September 21, 2020, the City of Lubbock will conduct its COVID-19 Virtual News Conference on a biweekly basis. If a specific issue arises during the two week period, the City will schedule a news conference as needed.

The next scheduled news conference will be Wednesday, September 30, at 11:30 a.m. More information on that will be sent next week.

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