South Florida doctor dies from COVID-19 complications

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BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A South Florida doctor who worked at a medical center in Margate died after coming in close contact with COVID-19, according to a friend.

NBC6 reports Dr. Alex Hsu worked at Northwest Medical Center.

Dr. Hsu’s close friend, Dr. Roly More, told NBC6 Hsu was 67-years-old.

NBC6 reports Hsu’s death is believed to be the first involving a medical professional in Soth Florida.

Broward County, where Margate is located, currently has 504 positive cases of coronavirus. Three people have died in the county.

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