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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Dec. 19, 2020 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 13 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a man from Southlake in his 90s, a man from Azle in his 80s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 70s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from White Settlement in his 70s, a woman from Crowley in her 70s, a man from Colleyville in his 60s, two women from Fort Worth in their 60s, a woman from Bedford in her 50s, and two men from Fort Worth in their 40s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,084 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 94,782 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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