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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Nine COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 20, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports nine COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Bedford in his 80s, a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 60s, two men from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, and a man from Arlington in his 40s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,737 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and people 267,751 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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