The City of Lubbock confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases, 18 recoveries and one deaths as of 4 p.m. today, according to a release from the City of Lubbock.

Lubbock County has 47,984 total cases. There are a total of 46,728 recovered cases and 704 deaths.

There are 46 total open hospital beds and 12 patients holding for beds at Covenant Health System and University Medical Center. This number differs from The Texas Department of State Health Services and the City of Lubbock dashboards because those numbers include all available beds, according to the release.

The hospitalization rate for yesterday is 4.48 percent and remains under the 15 percent threshold.

Trauma Service Area B will have lessened restrictions as directed by Governor Abbott’s Executive Order. If Lubbock goes above the 15 percent threshold for seven consecutive days, restrictions will be tightened.

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