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Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 1, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 28 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a five women and a man from Fort Worth who exceeded 90, two women from North Richland Hills in their 80s, two women from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Grapevine in his 80s, a woman from Hurst in her 80s, a man from Aledo in his 80s, two men from Arlington in their 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 70s, a man from Forest Hill in his 70s, a woman from Euless in her 70s, two men from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Crowley in his 60s, a man from Benbrook in his 60s, a woman from Forest Hill in her 50s, two men from Fort Worth in their 50s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 30s, and a man from Forest Hill in his 30s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,240 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 171,001 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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