FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
May 5, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported six more COVID-19 deaths.
The deceased include a man in his 50s, two men in their 80s and a woman in her 50s, all from Fort Worth; a woman in her 80s from Keller and a woman in her 80s from Grapevine. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 83 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 653 people have recovered.
“These latest deaths are sad and troubling to all of us,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. He reminded the public that we are still in a pandemic and it’s important to continue to follow the Public Health guidelines:
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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