The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County Tuesday. They also had one additional probable case and two new recoveries.
Based on the new information, there are a total of 1,873 cases in Hockley County with 217 probable cases, 94 deaths and 1,894 recoveries leaving 102 active cases. The hospitalization rate for Trauma Service Area B, which Hockley County is a part of continues to decline and currently sits at 15.02%. This is the lowest rate since October, 2020 when it went above the Governor’s threshold of 15%. The rate must stay below 15% for seven days before restaurants can open to 75% and bars can re-open.