FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
February 18, 2021 - (Tarrant County) Tarrant County Public Health today reports 18 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Arlington who exceeded 90, a man and a woman from Arlington in their 80s, a woman from Benbrook in her 80s, a man from Kennedale in his 80s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Arlington in her 70s, a man from Pelican Bay in his 70s, two men from Arlington in their 60s, two women from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Arlington in his 50s, a man from Grand Prairie in his 40s, a man from Benbrook in his 40s, and a man from Haltom City in his 40s. All but two had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 2,689 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 206,357 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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