FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Jan. 9, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports eight COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, two women from Fort Worth in their 80s, two men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Forest Hill in his 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 60s, and a man from North Richland Hills in his 60s. One of the deceased had unknown underlying conditions, one had no underlying conditions, while the remainder had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,732 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 127,218 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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