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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 24 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 7, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 24 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Arlington who exceeded 90, a woman from unincorporated Tarrant County in her 80s, a woman from Haltom City in her 80s, two women and two men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 70s, a woman from Haltom City in her 70s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 70s, a man and a woman from Mansfield in their 60s, a man from Sansom Park in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, a woman from Keller in her 60s, a man from Crowley in his 50s, a woman from Arlington in her 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 40s, a woman from Arlington in her 40s, and a man from Haltom City in his 40s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,410 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 323,561 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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