City of Lubbock confirmed 109 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths
As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021, the City of Lubbock confirmed 108 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 230 recoveries and 3 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 46,104: 2,640 active, 42,821 listed as recovered and 643 total deaths.
Since the 4:00 yesterday, 2 additional cases were reported or transferred to Lubbock. These are reflected in the cumulative totals.
As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 51 open hospital beds and 16 patients holding for beds at University Medical Center and Covenant Health System. Note that this reflects staffed beds open to receive patients and differs from the available bed count shown on the DSHS and the City of Lubbock dashboards. These dashboards count all available beds, including specialty beds, such as pediatrics, PICU, outpatient, psychiatric and others, as well as hospitalized patients in the 22 county Trauma Service Area.
Lubbock remains above the 15% threshold where the percentage of COVID-19 confirmed patients in regional hospitals as a percentage of available hospital beds. Today's COVID-19 hospitalization percentage was not available at time of release. Trauma Service Area B will remain under the additional restrictions outlined under Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders until we remain below 15% for seven consecutive days.
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