TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A man in his 80s with underlying health conditions from Lakeside is the 21st death related to the COVID-19 virus in Tarrant County, the health department confirmed.
Ninety people in the county have recovered.READ MORE: Texas Legislature Could Make COVID-19 Liability Lawsuits Harder To Win
Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja urged all residents to engage only in essential activities, stay home as much as possible and maintain social distancing.READ MORE: I-Team: 3 Ways To Avoid Becoming Victim Of Savvy, Sophisticated Scams
“Right now, that is the best way to protect against this virus,” he said. “The measures we’re following are working, so everyone needs to stay the course.”MORE NEWS: Suspects In Custody And Hospitalized Following Chase, Shootout In Johnson County