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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Eight COVID-19 Deaths
Sept. 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports eight COVID-19 deaths as well as 4,920 new cases after the three-day Memorial Day weekend. The deceased include a woman from Haltom City in her 80s, a woman from White Settlement in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Lakeside in his 70s, a woman from Bedford in her 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man from Azle in his 30s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,942 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 284,442 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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