FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 17, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 18 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include two men from Fort Worth who exceeded 90, a man from Mansfield in his 80s, a woman from Richland Hills in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a man from Southlake in his 80s, two women and a man from White Settlement in their 70s, a woman from Bedford in her 70s, a man from Saginaw in his 70s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 60s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,671 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 203,091 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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