Tarrant County Public Health Reports 18 COVID-19 Deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Magaly Ayala
Sr. Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
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Tarrant County Public Health Reports 18 COVID-19 Deaths

Jan. 20, 2022 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 18 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 80s, a woman from Arlington in her 80s, a man from Bedford in his 80s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a woman from Azle in her 70s, a woman and two men from Fort Worth in their 70s, a woman from Mansfield in her 70s, a man and a woman from Arlington in their 60s, a woman from Hurst in her 60s, a man from Fort Worth in his 60s, a man from Grand Prairie in his 60s, a woman and a man from Arlington in their 40s, a man from Fort Worth in his 40s, and a woman from Fort Worth in her 30s. All had underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 5,144 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 378,657 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.

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News release date: January 20, 2022

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