FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Jan. 16, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports eight COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Bedford who had exceeded 90, a man and woman from Arlington who had exceeded 90, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man and woman from Arlington in their 70s, and a man from Arlington in his 60s. Two had unknown underlying conditions, one had no underlying conditions and the remainder had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,833 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 136,190 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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