The City of Lubbock confirms it’s fifth COVID-19 related death

Apr 5, 2020

The City of Lubbock confirmed it’s fifth COVID-19 related death today along with new cases. This brings the case total for the county to 154.

From the City of Lubbock.

“The City of Lubbock has confirmed three new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and one additional death, as of 4:00 p.m. on April 5, 2020. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 154, and five deaths. However, 21 cases are now listed as recovered.*

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.”