Seven more COVID-19 deaths confirmed today


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Tarrant County Public Health reports seven COVID-19 deaths

May 19, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health today reported seven COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man in his 80s, two women in their 70s, a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 80s, a man in his 60s, and a man in his 50s. All are from Fort Worth and all had underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 130 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 1,586 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 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: May 19, 2020