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City of Lubbock confirms 4 new cases of COVID-19


UPDATE: As of 2:30 p.m., three additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lubbock Saturday bringing the total number of new cases to 4.

The cases were tested at the drive-thru clinics at University Medical Center, according to a City of Lubbock news release. This makes the total COVID-19 cases in Lubbock eight, plus one out-of-county case which has been removed from the Lubbock total as of Saturday.

The three new cases' ages include one person 40 to 50 years old, another 50 to 60 years old and the last 20 to 30 years old, according to information from the City of Lubbock. The 40 to 50-year-old case was exposed to another known case, while the investigation is ongoing for the other two cases.

ORIGINAL STORY: Late Saturday morning, the City of Lubbock confirmed an additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lubbock County. The total number of cases in Lubbock county is now up to five plus one additional case in Hockley county, according to the release from the City of Lubbock.

The Health Department is prepared for the spread of COVID-19 to continue and has other response agencies and plans to fix the public health issues they are facing, according to the release. The Health Department will also continue monitoring the individuals in accordance with the CDC's guidelines and the Disease Surveillance Team will continue to make sure the public is at low risk for catching COVID-19.

The total number of cases in Lubbock county is now up to five plus one additional case in Hockley county, according to the release from the City of Lubbock.

The Health Department is prepared for the spread of COVID-19 to continue and has other response agencies and plans to fix the public health issues they are facing, according to the release. The Health Department will also continue monitoring the individuals in accordance with the CDC's guidelines and the Disease Surveillance Team will continue to make sure the public is at low risk for catching COVID-19.

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