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Beloved ER physician Dr. Juan Fitz dies of COVID-19 at age 67


Dr. Juan Fitz, an emergency room physician at Covenant Medical Center in Texas, has died of the coronavirus at age 67. He likely contracted the virus from a patient in early October and was eventually placed on a ventilator in the ICU. Fitz is remembered for his dedication to the hospital where he worked for nearly 20 years and ultimately became a patient. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a life well lived.