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    Brian Murnahan
    Public Information Office

    Tarrant County Public Health
    817-321-5306
    817-401-5967
    NCC_BLMurnahan@tarrantcounty.com

     

    Tarrant County Public Health Reports Twenty-Two COVID-19 Deaths

     

    Aug. 22, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health reported twenty-two COVID-19 deaths today including seven from July. All had underlying health conditions and eighteen were over 65.

    The deceased include a man from Fort Worth who exceeded 100, a woman from Mansfield in her 90s, a woman from Arlington in her 90s, a woman from Grapevine in her 90s, two women from Fort Worth in their 90s, a man from Mansfield in his 90s, a woman from White Settlement in her 90s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Benbrook in his 80s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Forest Hill in his 80s, a man from Mansfield in his 80s, a man from Haltom City in his 80s, a woman from Bedford in her 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a woman from Benbrook in her 60s, and a man from Arlington in his 50s.

    Tarrant County now has 505 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 32,487 people have recovered.

    COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. For more information go to coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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    News release date: August 22, 2020

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