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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Six COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 21, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports six COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a woman from Arlington in her 60s, two men from Azle in their 50s, a woman from Kennedale in her 50s, and a woman from Arlington in her 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,743 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 267,436 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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