Sarah Self-Walbrick/Texas Tech Public Media

The second half of Texas Tech University’s homecoming football game on Saturday just started. The home team is up by seven points and lines are starting to form at the bars on Broadway, right across the street from the university’s main entrance.  


4 more deaths, 295 additional COVID-19 cases

Oct 27, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 295 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

215 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

Oct 26, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 215 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

Lubbock's trauma service area, which includes 21 other counties, hit an important mark Sunday and is now considered a region with high COVID-19 related hospitalizations. 

For the past week, more than 15% of total hospitalized patients have been diagnosed with COVID-19. On Sunday, that percentage hovered just under 20%, according to data from the Texas Department of State Health Services

El Paso officials ask residents to stay home for two weeks as COVID-19 hospitalizations surge

Oct 25, 2020
Joel Angel Juarez for The Texas Tribune

From The Texas Tribune:

As El Paso continues to grapple with a surge of coronavirus cases, health authorities in the border city on Sunday asked residents to stay home for the next two weeks in an effort to stop the spread of the virus.