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Miami-Dade Mayor's Father Dies of COVID-19 at the Age of 87

Paul Levine died at age 87, the mayor announced Friday

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The father of Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava has died from complications related to COVID-19.

Levine Cava posted a tribute on Instagram Friday to her father, Paul Levine, who was 87.

"We are so grateful for the wonderful care he received from the team at Baptist Hospital and the Palace in Kendall, and all the love and kindness we’ve received as we honor our father’s life," Levine Cava wrote in an instagram post.

Levine was fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Miami Herald reported.

Levine Cava, 65, has served as Miami-Dade's mayor since 2020.

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