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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 23 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 22, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 23 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Arlington in his 80s, a woman and a man from Fort Worth in their 80s, a man from Kennedale in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 60s, a man from Grapevine in his 60s, a woman from Mansfield in her 60s, four men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 50s, a man from Arlington in his 50s, a woman from Mansfield in her 50s, two men from Arlington in their 40s, a woman from Crowley in her 30s, and a man and a woman in their 30s from Watauga. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,628 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 340,801 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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