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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County PubliHealth
Jan. 2, 2021 (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health today reports 18 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased included a woman from Fort Worth in her 90s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 80s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a man from Mansfield in his 80s, a man from Grand Prairie in his 80s, a woman from North Richland Hills in her 70s, a man from Sansom Park in his 70s, a woman from Mansfield in her 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a man from Azle in his 70s, a man and woman from Arlington in their 60s, a man and woman from Arlington in their 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 1,512 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 110,335 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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