FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
May 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 12 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a woman from Bedford in her 80s, a woman and a man from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 60s, two men from Arlington in their 60s, a woman from Grand Prairie in her 60s, and a woman from Fort Worth in her 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,454 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 250,914 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, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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