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Palm Beach County pediatrician dies from coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak

Palm Beach County doctor,Dr. Roman Peña, a pediatric intensive care physician who practiced at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, died from the coronavirus on Sunday.

The Health Care District of Palm Beach County released the following statement Tuesday on Peña’s death:

The medical professionals and staff at Lakeside Medical Center, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s teaching hospital in Belle Glade, are grieving the loss of a well-respected pediatrician and dedicated member of our hospital family. We extend our deep sympathy to Dr. Roman Pena’s family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time.