City of Lubbock confirmed 144 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 4 Deaths
As of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the City of Lubbock confirmed 144 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 121 recoveries and 4 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 44,897: 3,532 active, 40,743 listed as recovered and 622 total deaths.
Since the 4:00 p.m. cut-off yesterday, 4 cases were identified as duplicates or transferred to the correct jurisdiction. These cases have been adjusted into the cumulative totals.
As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 29 open hospital beds and 38 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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