FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
March 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 16 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Bedford in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Grapevine in his 80s, a man from Hurst in his 80s, a man from Benbrook in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman and two men from Arlington in their 60s, a woman from River Oaks in her 60s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 60s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 50s, and a man from Arlington in his 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,021 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 232,028 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, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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