Tarrant County Public Health Reports 26 COVID-19 Deaths

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Edrea Au
Sr. Public Information Officer
Tarrant County Public Health
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Tarrant County Public Health Reports 26 COVID-19 Deaths

Feb. 16, 2022 - (Tarrant County) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reports 26 COVID-19 deaths. The deceased include a woman from Euless who has exceeded 90, a man from Hurst who has exceeded 90, two women from Fort Worth who has exceeded 90, a woman from Fort Worth in her 80s, a woman from Hurst in her 80s, a woman from Keller in her 80s, a man from Arlington in his 80s, a man from Fort Worth in his 80s, a woman from River Oaks in her 70s, a man and woman from Fort Worth in their 70s, a man from Haltom City in his 70s, a man from Crowley in his 70s, a man from Everman in his 70s, two women and a man from North Richland Hills in their 70s, a man from unincorporated Tarrant County in his 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 70s, a woman from Hurst in her 70s, a woman from Fort Worth in her 60s, a woman from Forest Hill in her 60s, two women from Arlington in their 50s and a man from Kennedale in his 30s. All had underlying health conditions.

Tarrant County now has 5,480 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 497,231 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: February 16, 2022

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