FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 28, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported five COVID-19 deaths.
The deceased include two men from Fort Worth in their 60s, two women, one in her 90s and one in her 70s, both from Arlington and a man in his 80s from Grapevine. Tarrant County now has 58 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 289 people have recovered.
“Every loss of life to this disease is difficult for us to report, and we are sad for the families and friends of those who are lost,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. He urged everyone to continue to follow Public Health guidelines, which include:
COVID-19 causes a 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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