FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Aug. 8, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health today reported seven COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include three men in their 70s two from Fort Worth and one from Hurst, a man in his 60s from Fort Worth, two women in their 60s from Fort Worth, and a man in his 40s from Blue Mound. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 421 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 21,172 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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