City of Lubbock confirmed 312 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths
Since the 4:00 p.m. cut-off yesterday, 3 additional cases were reported or transferred into Lubbock. These cases have been adjusted into the cumulative totals.
As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 25 open hospital beds and 34 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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