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Tarrant County Public Health
Aug. 12, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health today reported five COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include one woman from Mansfield in her 90s, three men from Fort Worth, one each in their 50s, 80s and 90s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 50s, and a woman from Azle in her 90s. All had underlying health conditions, except the man from Fort Worth in his 90s.
Tarrant County now has 434 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 24,270 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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