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Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports 24 COVID-19 Deaths
Oct. 21, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 24 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Fort Worth who exceeded 90, a woman and two men from Bedford in their 80s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a man from Mansfield in his 80s, a woman from Keller in her 80s, a man from Watauga in his 70s, a woman from Euless in her 70s, a man from North Richland Hills in his 70s, a woman from Keller in her 70s, two women and a man from Arlington in their 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a woman from Pelican Bay in her 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 50s, a man from Kennedale in his 50s, two men and a woman from Fort Worth in their 40s, a man from Arlington in his 40s, a woman from Arlington in her 30s, and a woman from Fort Worth in her 30s. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,605 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 339,846 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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