Today Public Health reports five COVID-19 related deaths



Brian Murnahan
Public Information Office

Tarrant County Public Health


Tarrant County Public Health Reports Five COVID-19 Deaths


Aug. 21, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health reported five COVID-19 deaths today. The deceased include a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a woman from Benbrook in her 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, and a man from Bedford in his 50s. All had underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 483 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 32,316 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 For more information go to [outdated link] or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.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: August 21, 2020