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Tarrant County Reports 13 Deaths, 387 Additional COVID-19 Cases Saturday

Tarrant County has a total of 46,537 cases of the coronavirus, 633 deaths and more than 40,000 estimated recoveries

Nefty Gonzalez, NBC 5

Tarrant County Public Health reported 13 deaths and 387 additional cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

Of the 387 additional cases reported Saturday, 309 are confirmed while the other 78 are probable cases. The county has not said whether any of the 309 confirmed cases are from the Department of State Health Services backlog.

The county began reporting both probable and confirmed cases in August at the request of the state health department. Probable cases, the county said, account for a variety of real-world situations and could highlight cases in the community that may otherwise go unreported. To date, the county has reported 43,364 confirmed cases of the virus and 3,173 probable cases for a total of 46,537 cases.

The deceased Saturday include an Azle man and woman in their 90s, a Fort Worth man in his 90s, a Keller man in his 80s, an Azle man and woman in their 80s, an Arlington man in his 80s, a Fort Worth man and woman in their 80s, a Fort Worth man in his 70s, an Azle woman in her 70s, a Mansfield woman in her 60s and a Crowley man in his 30s. All had underlying health conditions.

The county explained Sunday that two of the deaths were from July and five were from August.

Tarrant County now has 633 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 40,840 people have recovered.

Additional details about the cases were not immediately available Saturday.

The county has reported a total of 633 deaths related to the coronavirus.

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The county is also reporting another 265 estimated recoveries, bringing the total number of survivors to 40,840.

Of the county's cases, 72% of those who have died were over the age of 65. Those aged 25 to 44 make up the largest percentage of people with COVID-19 at 37%.

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