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COVID-19: Lubbock reports 121 new cases on Wednesday, highest since January

The City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard is currently reporting 121 new cases for Wednesday, July...
The City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard is currently reporting 121 new cases for Wednesday, July 28.(City of Lubbock)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 4:55 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2021 at 8:45 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard is currently reporting 121 new cases for Wednesday, July 28.

This is the highest number of new cases per day reported by the City of Lubbock, since January 28.

A total of 50,483 cases have been reported by the City of Lubbock, with 48,907 recoveries and 737 total deaths.

The State has reported as of Wednesday, 120 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in Lubbock’s Trauma Service Area (TSA), occupying 7 percent of total hospital capacity. There are 14 ICU beds available in the area.

Executive Order GA-32 defines areas with high hospitalizations as any Trauma Service Area that has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients, as a percentage of total hospital capacity, exceeds 15 percent.

The Texas Department of State Health Services has also reported 48.34% of Lubbock County’s population over 12 years old have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, with more than 12,500,000 people fully vaccinated in the State.

According to the City of Lubbock, the following vaccines are available:

Moderna - Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Information | CDC

Johnson & Johnson - Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Information | CDC

Pfizer - Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Information | CDC

For further questions, please call the City of Lubbock Health Department at 806-775-2933.

MODERNA FIRST DOSE APPOINTMENTS:

Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

Saturday, August 7, 2021 at South Plains Mall

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

Appointments for the Moderna vaccine can also be made by contacting the health department at 806-775-2933 and walking in will be excepted.

PFIZER APPOINTMENTS: The vaccine is available at no charge, regardless of insurance status to those who are at least 12 years old. Pfizer is the only vaccine approved for children between 12 and 17 years of age or older.

Appointments for the Pfizer vaccine can also be made by contacting the health department at 806-775-2933.

JOHNSON & JOHNSON:

Appointments for single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine can be made by contacting the health department at 806-775-2933.

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