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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 20, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 26 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Bedford who exceeded 90, a man from Kennedale in his 80s, a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Westworth Village in his 80s, a man from Benbrook in his 80s, three men from Arlington in their 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Grapevine in her 70s, a woman from Bedford in her 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Haltom City in his 60s, two men from Arlington in their 60s, a man from Mansfield in his 60s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 50s, a man from Mansfield in his 50s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 50s, a woman from Haltom City in her 40s, a man from Arlington in his 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,757 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 211,905 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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