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Tarrant County Public Health
Aug. 21, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health reported five COVID-19 deaths today. The deceased include a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a woman from Benbrook in her 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, and a man from Bedford in his 50s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 483 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 32,316 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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