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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 13 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 16, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 13 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include woman from Arlington in her 80s, a man from White Settlement in his 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from Lake Worth in his 60s, three men from Fort Worth in their 60s, two men from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Mansfield in his 40s, a man from Arlington in his 30s, a man from Watauga in his 30s, and a male from Fort Worth under 20. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,539 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 335,295 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, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.
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