Lubbock sees highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases at 140.

Jun 23, 2020

Lubbock confirmed 140 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 1547, with 825 listed as active, 51 deaths, and 671 listed as recovered.

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 140 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 51 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1547: 825 active, 671 listed as recovered and 51 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.”

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