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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 13 COVID-19 Deaths

     

    Aug. 29, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX)- Tarrant County Public Health reported thirteen COVID-19 deaths today. The deceased include a man from Richland Hills in his 90s, two women from Arlington in their 80s, three men in their 80s from Fort Worth, Bedford and White Settlement, three men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, a man from Keller in his 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 60s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 50s. All but five had underlying health conditions.

    Tarrant County now has 550 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 34,975 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 29, 2020

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