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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 20 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 20 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Arlington who exceeded 90, a woman from Haltom City in her 80s, a woman from Mansfield in her 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a man from Sansom Park in his 60s, a woman from Grand Prairie in her 50s, two men and two women from Arlington in their 50s, three men from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, and a woman from Arlington in her 30s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,430 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 325,201 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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