Tarrant County Public Health Reports 20 COVID-19 Deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brian Murnahan
Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
817-321-5306
ncce_blmurnahan@tarrantcounty.com

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Tarrant County Public Health Reports 20 COVID-19 Deaths

Oct. 2, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 20 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Azle in her 80s, two women and a man from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman and a man from Mansfield in their 70s, a man from Sansom Park in his 60s, four women from Fort Worth in their 60s, a man from Forest Hill in his 60s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, a woman from Haltom City in her 40s, a man from Euless in his 40s, a man from River Oaks in his 40s, and a man from Fort Worth in his 20s. All but two had underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 4,324 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 317,291 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. - 7 p.m., Monday - Sunday.

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News release date: October 02, 2021

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