FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Dec. 22, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 16 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 80s, a woman from White Settlement in her 70s, a woman and two men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, two women from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Pelican Bay in his 60s, a man from Hurst in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,378 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 98,313 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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