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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Two COVID-19 Deaths
Aug. 16, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports two COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Fort Worth in her 40s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 20s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,707 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and people 265,583 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, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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