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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Dec. 31, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health
today reports 26 COVID-19 deaths. In addition, 4,200 Moderna doses
received on December 23 have been distributed to the Phase 1A and 1B
groups. The deceased included a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, four
men from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a
woman from Mansfield in her 80s, a woman from Bedford in her 80s, a
woman from Saginaw in her 70s, a woman and two men from Fort Worth in
their 70s, a man from Lake Worth in his 70s, a man from North Richland
Hills in his 60s, a woman from Mansfield in her 60s, a woman from Fort
Worth in her 60s, a woman from Saginaw in her 60s, a woman from
Arlington in her 60s, a woman from Hurst in her 60s, a man from
Grapevine in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 50s, a man from Fort
Worth in his 50s, two men from Fort Worth in their 40s, a man from
Forest Hill in his 40s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All but
four had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,494 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 108,969 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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