FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Jan. 21, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 26 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Bedford who exceeded 90, a man from Keller who had exceeded 90, a man and woman from Arlington who exceeded 90, a man from Hurst who exceeded 90, a woman from Bedford in her 80s, a woman from Mansfield in her 80s, a man and woman from Arlington in their 80s, a woman from Richland Hills in her 80s a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Bedford in his 70s, a man and woman from Arlington in their 70s, five men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Colleyville in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man from Bedford in his 40s. Two had unknown underlying conditions and the remainder had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,953 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 146,049 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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