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Tarrant County Reports 5 More COVID-19 Cases

Tarrant County adds five new cases of COVID-19

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Tarrant County public health officials confirm Sunday that five more people have been infected with COVID-19.

The total number of infected in Tarrant County now totals 47.

The new cases bring the totals to 14 cases in Fort Worth, 12 cases in Arlington, four in Mansfield, three in Southlake, two in North Richland Hills, Lakeside, Euless and Colleyville, and one each in Benbrook, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Keller, Watauga and White Settlement.

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A case previously reported as being in Forest Hill was corrected to be in Fort Worth, health officials said.

The origins of the infections were not disclosed.

Tarrant County health officials also said two people in the county have recovered from the virus.

As of this writing, there are 205 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Texas; three people have died.


*Map locations are approximate, central locations for the city and are not meant to indicate where actual infected people live.

**County totals below include all 32 North Texas counties, not just Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant.



Coronavirus Cases in Texas

Locations on the map are approximate county locations and are not intended to identify where any infected people live.

Case data pulled from a variety of sources including county health departments, Texas Department of State Health Services, KXAN-TV in Austin and KPRC-TV in Houston.


How to Avoid COVID-19 Infection:

The best way to prevent infection is to take precautions to avoid exposure to this virus, which are similar to the precautions you take to avoid the flu. CDC always recommends these everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

*Information shared from the Office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

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