City of Lubbock confirmed 133 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths


As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021, the City of Lubbock confirmed 133 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 160 recoveries and 3 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 46,705: 1,920 active, 44,120 listed as recovered and 665 total deaths.


As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 14 open hospital beds and 23 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. Yesterday's COVID-19 hospitalization percentage was 13.49%. 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.


Executive Orders 31 and 32 can be found here mylubbock.info/ga-31 or here mylubbock.info/ga-32


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