Tarrant County Public Health today reports five COVID-19 deaths
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Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health reports five COVID-19 deaths
July 17, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health today reported five COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man in his 70s from Grand Prairie, a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 60s and a woman in her 80s, all from Fort Worth; and a woman in her 50s from Arlington. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 288 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 10,070 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, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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News release date: July 17, 2020