FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 22, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported two more deaths from the COVID-19 virus. The deceased includes a man in his 80s from an unincorporated area of Tarrant County and a man in his 60s from Fort Worth. Both had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 44 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 259 people have recovered. Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja said each additional death serves as a reminder that our situation remains serious. “This is not the time to be complacent,” he said. “Continuing to follow the guidelines is the best way to protect yourself and your family.” The guidelines include:
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.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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