The City of Lubbock confirms 23 new cases of COVID-19

Apr 8, 2020

The City of Lubbock confirmed 23 new cases of COVID-19 today and one additional death. This brings the county’s total number of cases to 214, 160 of those are active, 47 listed as recovered and 7 deaths.

From the City of Lubbock:

“The City of Lubbock has confirmed 23 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and one additional death, as of 4:00 p.m. on April 8, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 214: 160 active, 47 listed as recovered and 7 deaths.*

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.”

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