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Tarrant County Public Health Reports Ten COVID-19 Deaths

 

Aug. 23, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health reported ten COVID-19 deaths today including three from July. All but three had underlying health conditions and seven were over 65.

The deceased include four men in their 80s, one from North Richland Hills, two from Arlington and one from White Settlement, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 50s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 50s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 20s.

Tarrant County now has 515 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 32,632 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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News release date: August 23, 2020

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