FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
April 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports seven COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Benbrook in her 80s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from Mansfield in his 70s, a woman and a man from Fort Worth in their 60s, and a man from Grand Prairie in his 40s. All had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 3,340 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 244,708 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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