City of Lubbock confirmed 117 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 4 Deaths
As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the City of Lubbock confirmed 117 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 276 recoveries and 4 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 45,717: 3,162 active, 41,919 listed as recovered and 636 total deaths.
As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 25 open hospital beds and 48 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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