FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senior Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
May 2, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) -Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported two COVID-19 deaths.
The deceased include a man in his 50s from Keller and a man in his 60s from Fort Worth. Both had underlying health conditions. Tarrant County now has 71 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus. 583 people have recovered.
“Our condolences go out to the families,” said Tarrant County Health Director Vinny Taneja. Although stay-at-home requirements have been allowed to expire, he encouraged residents to continue to stay home as much as possible and follow the Public Health guidelines:
COVID-19 causes a 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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