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Lubbock confirms 1 additional case of COVID-19

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Lubbock has confirmed 1 new case of COVID-19 today. This brings the total case count for the county to 707, with 163 listed as active, 50 deaths, and 495 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock:

“The City of Lubbock has confirmed four more recoveries today from COVID-19. The official recovered number continues to rise steadily. On Wednesday, the City also confirmed one new case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) as of 4:00 p.m. on June 3, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 707: 163 active, 495 listed as recovered and 50 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 

The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19.  

The City of Lubbock Health Department and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Lubbock area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.”

For more of Texas Tech Public Media's COVID-19 coverage visit https://tv.kttz.org/news/local/covid19/