One COVID-19 related death Public Health reports today


Richard Hill
Senior Public Information Officer

Tarrant County Public Health
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Tarrant County Public Health reports one COVID-19 death


May 24, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported one COVID-19 death. The deceased is a woman in her 80s from Fort Worth with underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 144 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 1,834 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 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: May 24, 2020