COVID-19

Lubbock area superintendents share how school year is going

Oct 25, 2020
Photo provided by Lubbock ISD

Many K-12 schools across the state are just returning to in-person learning. But in Lubbock, the majority of students have been back in the classroom for months.

The Lubbock Independent School District was the largest in the state to return to in-person classes when they said they would in mid-August. At the time, about 70% of the district's 26,700 students enrolled for in-person instruction.  

Lubbock's COVID cases, hospitalizations continue to climb

Oct 25, 2020

The City of #Lubbock has confirmed 340 new cases of #COVID19 and no additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

213 additional COVID-19 cases diagnosed

Oct 24, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 213 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths as of 4:00 p.m.

305 new COVID cases confirmed Friday

Oct 23, 2020

The City of Lubbock has confirmed 305 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death as of 4:00 p.m. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 16,911 with 2,415 listed as active, 14,322 listed as recovered, and 174 related deaths.

From the City of Lubbock:

As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 305 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 83 recoveries and one additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 16,911: 2,415 active, 14,322 listed as recovered and 174 deaths. 

Mitch Borden/Marfa Public Radio

From Marfa Public Radio: 

Hospitals in the Permian Basin hubs are facing a wave of coronavirus cases as more West Texans test positive for the virus. Health officials are even seeing patients from the panhandle and New Mexico fill local hospital beds as facilities near capacity across the state. 

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