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Tarrant County Public Health
Oct. 8, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health reported five COVID-19 deaths today. The deceased include a woman from Arlington in her 80s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Haltom City in her 60s, and a woman from Fort Worth in her 40s. All but one of the individuals had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 685 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 45,715 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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