FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Aug. 5, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health today reported eight COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman in her 70s, a man in his 80s, and a woman in her 80s, all from Arlington; a woman in her 80s from Southlake, a man in his 50s from Haltom City, a woman in her 40s from Sansom Park; and a woman in her 40s and a woman in her 60s, both from Fort Worth. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 404 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 18,894 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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