COVID-19: Lubbock reports four additional deaths, 53 new cases on Friday
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard is currently reporting four additional deaths and 53 new cases on Friday, October 15.
These new cases along with the recovered bring the total active cases reported by the city to 1,818; down 152 from Thursday’s report.
The City’s dashboard is reporting 62,333 total recoveries.
A total of 64,867 cases have been reported by the City of Lubbock, with 868 total deaths since Pandemic reporting began.
The State has reported as of Thursday, 140 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in Lubbock’s 22-county Trauma Service Area B (TSA), occupying nine percent of total hospital capacity. The State reported 43 adult COVID-19 patients in ICU beds, and two pediatric COVID-19 patients hospitalized for the area.
The Lubbock Health Department reported 55 hospitalized with 14 ICU patients for Lubbock County on Friday. six of those hospitalized are vaccinated.
A total of 131,526 Lubbock County residents have been vaccinated, up 525 from Monday’s report.
The state also reported 57.68% of Lubbock County’s population over 12 years old have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, with more than 15,174,000 people fully vaccinated in Texas.
According to the City of Lubbock, the following vaccines are available:
Appointments for the Moderna vaccine can also be made by contacting the health department at 806-775-2933 and walking in will be accepted.
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Appointments for single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine can be made by contacting the health department at 806-775-2933.
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.
Free COVID-19 testing is available at the Health Department, 806 18th Street, operating 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Testing is also available at Clapp Park, 4500 Avenue U, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For further questions, please call the City of Lubbock Health Department at 806-775-2933.
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