FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 11, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) – Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported that four more Tarrant County residents have died as the result of the COVID-19 virus. The deceased include a male in his 60s, a male in his 70s and a female in her late 40s, all from Fort Worth, and a male in his 80s from Sansom Park. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 25 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 90 people have recovered. Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja reminded residents to stay home as much as possible and maintain social distancing. “This is a stressful time for all of us, but we will get through it and bend the COVID-19 curve if we all follow the guidelines,” he said.
COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath, and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. All residents should continue to practice the following preventive measures to protect themselves from the COVID-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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