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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 16 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 23, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 16 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Lake Worth in his 80s, a woman from Benbrook in her 80s, a woman and a man from Arlington in their 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 70s, two women from unincorporated Tarrant County in their 70s, a man from Hurst in his 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 50s, two men from Fort Worth in their 40s, and a male from Arlington under 20. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,644 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 341,540 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 the TCPH coronavirus page or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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