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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 10 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 17, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 10 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth who exceeded 90, a man from Watauga in his 80s, a man from Haltom City in his 80s, a woman and a man from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Colleyville in his 60s, a man from Haltom City in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, a man from Arlington in his 30s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 20s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,549 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 336,304 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 the TCPH coronavirus page or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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