City of Lubbock Confirms 305 Additional COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death
City of Lubbock Confirms Additional COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries
As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 305 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 83 recoveries and one additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 16,911: 2,415 active, 14,322 listed as recovered and 174 deaths.
**Since the 4:00 p.m. cut off yesterday, 4 new cases have been reported or were transferred in from other jurisdictions. These cases are adjusted into the cumulative totals.
Executive Order GA-32 allows certain venues to reopen at 75% capacity and allows certain counties to resume elective surgeries. Counties within Trauma Service Areas with high COVID-19 hospitalizations are excluded from these reopenings. Executive Order GA-32 defines high hospitalizations as at least 15 percent of a hospital’s total capacity being used for COVID-19 hospitalized patients for seven consecutive days.
DSHS updated its dashboard to reflect the changes implemented with Executive Order GA-32. The City of Lubbock will be reporting the hospitalization rate as reflected on the DSHS dashboard.
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