FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Jan. 18, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 40 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a man and woman from North Richland Hills who exceeded 90, a woman from White Settlement who had exceeded 90, three woman and a man from Arlington who had exceeded 90, a man from Mansfield who had exceeded 90, a man and woman from Arlington in their 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a woman from Bedford in her 80s, a woman from Saginaw in her 80s, four men and a woman from Arlington in their 70s, a man from Benbrook in his 70s, four men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Mansfield in her 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, two women and three men from Arlington in their 60s, a woman from Grand Prairie in her 60s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 60s, a man from Southlake in his 50s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 50s, and two men from Arlington in their 50s. Two had unknown underlying health conditions and the remainder had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,892 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 139,890 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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