FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sr. Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Nine COVID-19 Deaths
Dec. 8, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports nine COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Bedford in her 80s, two men from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Colleyville in his 60s, a woman from Arlington in her 50s, a woman and a man from Fort Worth in their 50s, a woman from Watauga in her 40s, and a woman from North Richland Hills in her 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,933 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 362,831 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 the TCPH coronavirus page or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, 817-248-6299, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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