Two more people have died from COIVD-19 and its complications in Lubbock the city confirmed Wednesday. 678 total people have died from the virus since mid-March.
The Lubbock health department reported 62 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of active cases to 1,489. During the city's weekly COVID-19 update, city leaders said more people have received the first dose of the vaccine than there are active cases in the county.
98 more people have recovered from a known case, with 45,028 total recoveries reported.
90 people are being treated in a Lubbock hospital, with 29 patients in an ICU.
The 22-county region's most recent hospitalization rate, according to city data, is 9.58 percent. Yesterday the Texas Department of State Health Services approved our region to ease COVID-19 restrictions and is no longer considered an area of high hospitalizations.
Much more detailed data can be found on the city's COVID-19 dashboard - here.