FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 21, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported three more deaths from the COVID-19 virus. The deceased include a woman in her 90s and a man in his 40s, both from Fort Worth, and a man in his 90s from Arlington. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 42 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 223 people have recovered. “These deaths are unfortunate reminders that we are still in the fight against this deadly 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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