Tracking coronavirus: Tarrant County reports third most cases statewide

Tarrant County has the third most confirmed cases of any county in the state with 2,088. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tarrant County has the third most confirmed cases of any county in the state with 2,088. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tarrant County has the third most confirmed cases of any county in the state with 2,088. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

In April, Tarrant County Public Health officials began providing more detailed information on the spread of the coronavirus in the county.

Along with confirmed cases, deaths and recovery totals, the county is now breaking down information into cases and deaths by age and gender.

As of April 29, Tarrant County has the third most confirmed cases of any county in the state with 2,088, behind Dallas County—3,240 cases—and Harris County with 5,986 cases.

Currently, some 52% of Tarrant County cases of the coronavirus have been male, and 48% of confirmed cases have been female. TCPH numbers indicate that 38% of cases are patients ages 45-64; 34% of patients are ages 25-44; and 20% of patients are age 65 and up.

Additionally, 66% of the 58 deaths due to coronavirus in the county have been male, and 64% of coronavirus-related deaths have been patients age 65 or older.


TCPH officials have also identified the total number of confirmed cases in each of Tarrant County’s more than 80 ZIP codes.

In the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth area, TCPH has reported a total of 51 cases in ZIP code 76244, 35 cases in ZIP code 76248, nine cases in ZIP code 76262 and eight cases in ZIP code 76177.


More information on the spread of the coronavirus in Tarrant County is available here.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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