FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 15, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported that a Fort Worth woman in her 70s has died as the result of the COVID-19 virus. The deceased had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 30 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 157 people have recovered.
“Every death from the COVID-19 is sad for us to report,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. “In our sadness, we also want to remind everyone to not be complacent, continue to follow the guidelines and we will get through this crisis.”
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath, and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. All residents should continue to practice the following preventive measures to protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus:
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.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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