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Lubbock Blows Past Previous Single-Day COVID-19 Record
On Wednesday, October 28th, the City of Lubbock confirmed 673 new cases of coronavirus, completely destroying the previous record of 311 cases in a single day.
Dodgers Win World Series, Create COVID-19 Super Spreader Event
The Dodgers won the World Series with a Covid-19 positive player on the field.
NYT: Lubbock Ranks as 14th Biggest COVID-19 Hotspot in U.S.
According to data published by the New York Times, Lubbock has been listed as the Number 14 COVID-19 metropolitan hotspot in the entire country.
Texas Tech Debuts Big 12 Conference Schedule for Men's Basketball
Texas Tech basketball enters year five under Chris Beard, and it's shaping up to be a doozy.
Lubbock's Hospitalization Rate Triggers Occupancy Pull-Backs
Sunday, October 25th, marked the 7th consecutive day where Trauma Service Area B, which includes Lubbock, had a COVID-19 hospitalization rate of over 15%.
Shallowater Early Voting Location Closed Due to Coronavirus
An election worker at the Shallowater Community Center has tested positive for COVID-19. This positive test has forced the closure of the early voting site through the rest of the weekend
UT Model Predicts Lubbock Hospitals to Exceed Capacity in Nov.
The University of Texas has developed a COVID-19 model that projects that by November 8th, the Lubbock area may exceed hospital capacity.
Lubbock Teenager Survives Serious Post COVID-19 Sickness
Seventeen-year-old Zechariah Arredondo of Lubbock has survived MIS-C, a rare sickness found in children under 18 around two weeks after they contract COVID-19.
Texas Tech to Host In-Person & Virtual Commencement Ceremonies
Texas Tech is starting to prepare for graduation ceremonies.