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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 17 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 1, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 17 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Arlington who exceeded 90, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from White Settlement in his 70s, a man from River Oaks in his 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, a woman from Euless in her 60s, a man from Keller in his 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 50s, two women from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Southlake in his 50s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 40s, a man from Crowley in his 30s, and a woman from Arlington in her 20s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,304 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 315,471 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. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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