FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 15 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Arlington who exceeded 90, a woman from Crowley who exceeded 90, a woman from Grand Prairie in her 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Bedford in her 70s, a man from Grapevine in his 70s, a man from Benbrook in his 70s, three men from Fort Worth in their 60s, two men from Arlington in their 60s, a man from Forest Hill in his 50s, and a woman from White Settlement in her 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,473 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 189,861 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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