Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19 Deaths, Climb 14-Day Average – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Tarrant County health officials on Saturday reported seven more deaths among people who contracted COVID-19, the county’s 14-day average for new cases reaching its highest level in two weeks.

The seven deaths reported on Saturday included five Fort Worth residents – a woman in their 50s, a woman in their 60s, a man in their 80s, a man in their 50s and a man in their 60s – and two Bedford residents – a a 90 year old man and a 50 year old man. All seven people had underlying health issues, according to Tarrant County Public Health.

Three hundred and eighty-eight people have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March.

Officials reported 461 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the county total to 28,871. The 14-day average for new cases rose to 548, the highest since July 18, while the 7-day average has dropped from 17 to 532.

The 7-day average for Tarrant County has been between 502 and 564 since July 20.

The county also reported 785 new recoveries of COVID-19, bringing its total to 15,182.

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Data: County Health Departments, NBC 5 Staff
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