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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 17 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 20, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 17 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, three men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Grand Prairie in her 60s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, a man and a woman from Fort Worth in their 50s, a woman from Arlington in her 50s, a woman and two men from Fort Worth in their 40s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 30s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,581 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 338,793 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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