Public Health reports four more COVID-19 deaths


Richard Hill
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Tarrant County Public Health reports four more COVID-19 deaths

April 25, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported four more COVID-19 deaths.

The deceased include a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s from Fort Worth, a man in his 40s from Azle and a woman in her 90s from Grapevine. Tarrant County now has 52 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 283 people have recovered.

“These are difficult times for all of us, especially for the families who have lost loved ones,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. “We know that people are weary of staying home, but now is not the time to be complacent,” he said. He urged everyone to continue to follow Public Health guidelines, which include:

  • Stay home as much as possible.
  • If you do go out, wear a mask or scarf to cover your mouth and nose.
  • Practice social distancing by staying six feet away from others when you are out.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you experience difficulty breathing or persistent fever, call your primary care provider.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Frequently clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces.

COVID-19 causes a respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia.

For more information go to or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


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News release date: April 25, 2020