FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sr. Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health Reports Eight COVID-19 Deaths
Dec. 20, 2021 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports eight COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from Benbrook in his 80s, a man from Crowley in his 80s, a man from Arlington in his 70s, a woman from unincorporated Tarrant County in her 70s, a man from Fort Worth in his 70s, a man from Azle in his 70s, a man from Arlington in his 60s, and a male from Fort Worth under 20. All but one had underlying health conditions.
Tarrant County now has 4,980 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 366,096 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, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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