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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Three COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 17, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports three COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, and a man from Arlington in his 50s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,710 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and people 265,958 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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