Four Deaths Related to COVID-19, Public Health Reports Today



Brian Murnahan
Public Information Office

Tarrant County Public Health


Tarrant County Public Health Reports Four COVID-19 Deaths

Oct. 17, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports four COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Southlake in her 90s,  a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s and a man from Fort Worth in his 50s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 703 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 48,675 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 For more information go to [outdated link] or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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News release date: October 17, 2020