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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Jan. 7, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 15 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 90s, a woman from Bedford in her 80s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 80s, a woman from Crowley in her 70s, a man from Euless in his 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, three men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Keller in his 60s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, and three men from Fort Worth in their 60s, 40s and 30s respectfully. Two of the deceased had unknown underlying conditions, while the remainder had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,576 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 118,936 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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