FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Jan. 6, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 12 COVID-19 deaths. To date, 9,390 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed. The deceased included a man from Arlington in his 90s, a man from Euless in his 90s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, a woman from Hurst in her 90s, a woman from unincorporated Tarrant County in her 90s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 80s, a woman from Arlington in her 80s, a man from Bedford in his 80s, a man from Mansfield in his 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 80s and a man from Arlington in his 60s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,561 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 118,933 people have recovered. A death previously recorded in Colleyville has now been identified as a Arlington resident. In addition, a previously reported death in Hurst was an out of county resident.
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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