City of Lubbock Confirms 13 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 0 Death
As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the City of Lubbock confirmed 13 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 20 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 48,285: 180 active, 47,389 listed as recovered, and 716 total deaths.
As of 4:00 p.m., there are a combined 15 open hospital beds and 28 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 under 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 4.42%. Trauma Service Area B will be under lessened restrictions outlined under Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders unless we go above 15% for seven consecutive days.
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