FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 28, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 19 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Hurst who exceeded 90, three women from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Bedford in his 80s, a woman from Mansfield in her 80s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 70s, two men and two women from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, a woman from Euless in her 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, and a woman from Haltom City in her 50s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,873 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 223,376 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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