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The City of Lubbock has confirmed 23 new cases of COVID-19 as well as an additional death as of 5 p.m. in a news release on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in Lubbock County to 100 with two deaths.

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The need for testing kits continues to be an issue, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the lives of many. Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Interim President Lori Rice-Spearman provided her thoughts on this issue and what people should consider regarding how testing is conducted.

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After 26 additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Lubbock County as of 5 p.m. Monday, the county case total has reached 77 cases.

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Aaron Davin Pan has been named the new Executive Director of the Museum of Texas Tech University, as announced by University Provost Michael Galyean today. Pan will assume his duties beginning on May 18, at which time he will also receive a faculty appointment as associate professor of practice. 

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The Texas Tech University Information Technology Division has developed a basic Cybersecurity Awareness training program that will be administered to employees online beginning the second week of April.

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With 51 total COVID-19 cases and one related death to the virus in Lubbock County, Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope issued a stay-at-home order effective 11:59 p.m. Sunday to 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 3.

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The City of Lubbock confirmed its first COVID-19 related death in a news release on Saturday. The individual was a male in his 60s who had underlying health conditions and was a resident of Lubbock, according to the release.

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Stepping into a grocery store amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, barren shelves have become the norm. But, despite what consumers see, experts say there is no need to panic as the supply chains for food items and household staples remain intact. 

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As Tech continues to provide assistance to the Tech community during the COVID-19 pandemic, President Lawrence Schovanec sent out an email on Friday saying refunds and credits for housing and dining will be awarded to those affected students.

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As a part of the Clery Act, the Texas Tech Police Department notified the university’s students about a sexual assault on campus that happened in the Kinesiology Building on Thursday.

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UPDATE: The investigations of the five additional cases of COVID-19 reported by the City of Lubbock are all currently ongoing. Three of the individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 are between the ages of 40 and 50, while one of them is between the ages of 15 and 25 and the other is betw…

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As COVID-19 has continued to spread in Lubbock, Texas Tech has been proactive in making changes with Hospitality Services. Two dining options that are still available for students include the Chick-Fil-A at the Student Union Building and Sam’s Place West at Wiggins.

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UPDATE: As of 4 p.m on Tuesday, the City of Lubbock released a statement confirming two additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases of COVID-19 in Lubbock county to 14. The additional cases are individuals between the ages of 15 and 25 and 50 and 60, according to the rel…

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Social distancing has played an important role amid the outbreak of COVID-19 as it helps people stop the spread of germs throughout the community by not going out or being in physical contact with people.

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Tech Together student body presidential candidate Hunter Heck started a petition for Tech students to sign offering a pass/fail option for classes due to COVID-19.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Tech University has cancelled all in-person commencement ceremonies originally scheduled for May 15 and 16.

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With the recent influx of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) news, The Daily Toreador has collected all of our coronavirus related coverage in one place, so you can stay up to date on the virus and its impact on Texas Tech and the Lubbock area.

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As Tech continues to provide assistance to the Tech community during the COVID-19 pandemic, President Lawrence Schovanec sent out an email on Friday saying refunds and credits for housing and dining will be awarded to those affected students.

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As a part of the Clery Act, the Texas Tech Police Department notified the university’s students about a sexual assault on campus that happened in the Kinesiology Building on Thursday.

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UPDATE: The investigations of the five additional cases of COVID-19 reported by the City of Lubbock are all currently ongoing. Three of the individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 are between the ages of 40 and 50, while one of them is between the ages of 15 and 25 and the other is betw…

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As COVID-19 has continued to spread in Lubbock, Texas Tech has been proactive in making changes with Hospitality Services. Two dining options that are still available for students include the Chick-Fil-A at the Student Union Building and Sam’s Place West at Wiggins.