FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 6, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) – Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported two more people who have died due to the COVID-19 virus. One was a resident of Fort Worth in his 60’s and the other was from Arlington and in his 40s.
Tarrant County now has 13 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus.
“We extend our sympathy to the families of these patients for their loss. This is yet another reminder of the tragic toll that the COVID-19 virus is taking on our community,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja.
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath, and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia.
Tarrant County Public Health reminds all residents to continue to practice the following preventive measures to protect themselves from theCOVID-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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