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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Five COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 5, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports five COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a woman from Everman in her 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a woman from Watauga in her 30s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,669 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and people 261,968 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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