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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Five COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 14, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports five COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Azle in her 80s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a woman from Mansfield in her 60s, a man from Grand Prairie in his 60s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 50s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,701 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and people 264,878 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, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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