FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
May 6, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported five more COVID-19 deaths.
The deceased include a man in his 50s, a woman in her 70s and a man in his 80s, all from Fort Worth; a woman in her 90s from Keller and a man in his 60s from Benbrook. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 88 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 653 people have recovered.
“As we continue to report deaths from COVID-19 and express condolences to the families involved, we encourage residents to continue to follow the Public Health guidelines,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. These include:
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 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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