FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Jan. 5, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 8 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a man from Mansfield in his 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 80s, a woman from Colleyville in her 80s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 80s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a man from Arlington in his 40s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,550 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 117,134 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, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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