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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Dec. 12, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 25 COVID-19 deaths, 20 of which are more than 30 days old. The deceased included a woman from Keller who had exceeded 100, a man from Fort Worth who had exceeded 100, a man from Hurst in his 90s, a woman from Watauga in her 90s, a man from Fort Worth in his 90s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Mansfield in his 70s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Grapevine in her 70s, a woman from Westworth Village in her 70s, a woman from Mansfield in her 60s, a man from Bedford in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, two men from Grand Prairie in their 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man from Euless in his 40s, a woman from Mansfield in her 40s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 40s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 30s and a woman from Arlington in her 20s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 972 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 85,710 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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