City of Lubbock Confirms 249 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths



As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 249 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 194 recoveries and 3 additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 28,375: 5,571 active, 22,505 listed as recovered and 299 total deaths.


*Since the 4:00 PM cutoff, there were 8 cases identified as duplicates, or belonging in a different jurisdiction. The cumulative total reflects these cases' removal.


As of 4:00 p.m. there are a combined 18 open hospital beds and 12 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 percentage is 27.69%. 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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