Stay updated on coronavirus news in Lubbock and across Texas.
Lubbock Mayor Pope Shoots Down Part of Mandatory Face Mask Order
Mayor Pope is urging all citizens to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. His latest Disaster Declaration includes requirements for face coverings in certain circumstances, but there are no civil or criminal penalties for non-compliance.
Texas Tech Reveals Number of COVID-19 Cases in Football Program
A couple weeks after revealing positive COVID-19 cases across numerous programs, Texas Tech University has now shed light on exact numbers for its football team.
Gov. Greg Abbott Reverses Course, Orders All Texas Bars to Close
Amid a surge of new COVID-19 cases across Texas, Governor Greg Abbott is pulling back on reopening plans.
IRONMAN Cancels 2020 Core Power 70.3 Lubbock Triathlon
On the morning of Thursday, June 25th, it was announced that the 2020 Core Power IRONMAN 70.3 Lubbock Triathlon had been canceled.
Texas Tech Mandates the Use of Face Coverings on Campus
The new rules will apply to all students, staff, faculty, vendors and visitors at the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock.
Lubbock County Breaks COVID-19 Case Count Record Again
At 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23rd, the City of Lubbock confirmed 140 new cases of Coronavirus.
TABC Issues 30-Day Alcohol Permit Suspension to Little Woodrow's
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has issued a 30-day permit suspension to Little Woodrow's in Lubbock for not following COVID-19 protocols.
Around 30 LSU Football Players Quarantined Due to COVID-19
There was a coronavirus outbreak near LSU's campus this past week where LSU football players were in attendance at nightclubs in Tigerland.
City of Lubbock Health Department Identifies 21 Exposure Sites
After investigating the recent spike in positive COVID-19 cases in Lubbock County, the City of Lubbock Health Department has provided a list of businesses identified as COVID-19 exposure sites.