FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 19, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported another person has died from the COVID-19 virus. The deceased is a woman in her 50s from Fort Worth, with underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 39 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 189 people have recovered. “’Sadly, we are seeing the number of deaths continuing to increase and seeing more families being affected by this virus,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. He urged everyone to continue to follow the guidelines below to protect themselves and their families.
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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