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Tarrant County Reports 7 Additional Deaths, 779 Cases of the Coronavirus

Tarrant County has 33,369 cases of the coronavirus, 421 deaths and 21,172 recoveries.

Tarrant County Public Health
NBC 5 News

Tarrant County Public Health reported 779 new cases of the coronavirus Saturday along with the deaths of seven more people.

The latest deaths include a Blue Mound man in his 40s, a Hurst man in his 70s, and five Fort Worth residents — two men in their 70s, two women in their 60s and a man in his 60s. All had underlying health conditions.

Of the new cases reported Saturday, data from the county health department indicates 764 are confirmed and 19 are probable.

The county began reporting both probable and confirmed cases this week at the request of the state health department. To date, the county has reported 31,687 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 1,682 probable cases for a total of 33,689.

The new cases have increased the county's 7-day average to 642 cases; the 14-day average rose to 587 cases.

The county is also reporting 21,172 recoveries.

Of the county's cases, 68% 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 39%.


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.


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