105 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, numbers remain flat

Jul 28, 2020

COVID-19 data points remained steady Tuesday. 

The City of Lubbock reported 105 newly-confirmed cases of the virus, and 136 recoveries. Three more people have died from complications of the disease. 

Data shows 110 patients were hospitalized Tuesday, with 53 patients receiving intensive care. Hospitalizations have stayed between 100 and about 110 since the middle of July. 

Exposure to a known case continues to be the most common way people contract COVID-19. 

From the City of Lubbock: 

As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 105 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 136 recoveries and three additional deaths. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 5,255: 1,994 active, 3,186 listed as recovered and 75 deaths.

The City wants to remind citizens to follow Governor Greg Abbott's latest executive order which prohibits gatherings of 10 or more people, within the city limits, unless approval from the Mayor is received. That order can be found at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19.

To request approval from the Mayor for outdoor events with anticipated gatherings of 10 or more people, visit www.mylubbock.us/lubbocksafe where you will find an approval checklist. Completed checklists should be submitted to lubbocksafe@mylubbock.us a minimum of ten days prior to the event for approval.