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City of Lubbock confirmed 170 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 14 Deaths

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 170 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 259 recoveries and 14 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 41,205: 3,289 active, 37,378 listed as recovered and 538 total deaths.

Since the 4:00 PM cut off yesterday, one additional case was reported or transferred into Lubbock. This case has been adjusted into the cumulative totals.

As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 16 open hospital beds and 49 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 is 24.03%. 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 or here



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