Tracking COVID-19: Tarrant County confirms more than 4,000 positive cases

Tarrant County Public Health officials confirmed on May 14 that there were 4,211 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tarrant County Public Health officials confirmed on May 14 that there were 4,211 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tarrant County Public Health officials confirmed on May 14 that there were 4,211 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

The number of cases of the coronavirus continues to increase in Tarrant County.

Tarrant County Public Health officials confirmed May 14 that there were 4,211 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, including 117 deaths and 828 patients who have recovered—equal to a 2.78% mortality rate.

According to TCPH, the community spread level remains “substantial.” A total of 239 COVID-19 patients are occupying beds in Tarrant County, and 232 of the county’s 666 ventilators are occupied.

Of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County, 66% of deaths have been patients age 65 or older. Patients ages 45-64 account for 66% of all positive COVID-19 cases in the county.

In the Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth area, ZIP code 76244 has the most confirmed cases with 95. ZIP code 76248 has 62 confirmed cases, and ZIP code 76177 has 16 confirmed cases.


The city of Fort Worth has confirmed 2,251 positive cases, including 70 deaths and 331 patients who have recovered. There have been 70 confirmed cases in the city of Keller, with seven deaths and 20 patients who have recovered.

Data from Denton County Public Health indicates a total of 989 confirmed cases in the county, with 430 active. There have been 25 confirmed deaths in Denton County due to complications from coronavirus and 534 patients who have recovered.

According to DCPH, there are 24 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in ZIP code 76262, including 16 patients who have recovered.

There have been eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city of Roanoke, with five patients who have recovered.

For more information on COVID-19 in Tarrant County, click here. For Denton County information, click 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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