FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 17, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported another death due to COVID-19. The deceased is a man in his 80s from Fort Worth, with underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 35 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 187 people have recovered.
“We regret another loss and continue to remind everyone about the importance of staying the course as we work through this crisis ,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja.
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. All residents should continue to practice the following preventive measures to protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus:
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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