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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 20 COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 29, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 20 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth who exceeded 90, a man from Sansom Park in his 80s, a man from Azle in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 70s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 70s, a man from Watauga in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 60s, a woman from Azle in her 60s, a man from Saginaw in his 50s, two men from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Richland Hills in his 40s, two men from Fort Worth in their 40s, a man from Grapevine in his 40s, two men from Arlington in their 30s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All but three had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,837 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 274,425 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, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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