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Over 200 cases of COVID-19 confirmed Thursday

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 201 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 13,283 with 1,501 listed as active, 11,645 listed as recovered, and 137 related deaths.

From the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 201 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 103 recoveries and two additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 13,283: 1,501 active, 11,645 listed as recovered and 137 deaths. 

*Since the 4:00 p.m. cut off yesterday, 12 new cases have been reported or were transferred in from other jurisdictions. These cases are adjusted into the cumulative totals.

The City of Lubbock, through the Health Department and Office of Emergency Management, has successfully converted the COVID-19 data set into a new database system. The data migration took place last week. Ongoing quality control checks on the statistics and database continue to be a priority of the City of Lubbock.

The City reports the best information possible each day based on the data received prior to the 4:00p.m. cut-off time. The case information posted on the City’s dashboard is updated daily with the most recent information obtained throughout the case investigation. Please note that daily case counts are correct as of the time received and are used in calculating positivity rates and other relevant metrics.

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