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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Dec. 20, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 13 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Euless in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Grapevine in his 80s, a woman from Hurst in her 70s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 70s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 70s, a man from Keller in his 60s, a man from Grapevine in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a man from Grapevine in his 60s, and a man from Arlington in his 50s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,097 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 96,248 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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