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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 23 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 6, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 23 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from North Richland Hills in his 80s, two women and a man from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Saginaw in his 70s, three men and three women from Fort Worth in their 60s, two men from Arlington in their 60s, a woman from White Settlement in her 60s, a man from Benbrook in his 50s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Keller in his 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, a man from Azle in his 40s, a man from Fort Worth in his 30s, and a woman from Burleson in her 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,386 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 321,774 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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