Several Indian nationals have died of COVID-19 in US

Ritu Jha-

Four Indian nationals in the US have died of the novel coronavirus, according to a Malayalee diaspora group.

The Federation of Kerala Associations in North America (FOKANA) confirmed the deaths of three Indian nationals as a result of coronavirus – Thankachan Enchenattu, 51, Abraham Samuel, 45, and Shawn Abraham, 21. In addition, Aleyamma Kuriakose, 65, died in New York as a result of COVID-19 an infection.

FOKANA, an umbrella organization of Malayalee associations in North America and Canada. and community members expressed “profound disappointment over the demise of the individuals” and sent condolences to their families and friends.

The Consulate General of India in New York stated that it’s in contact with the households of the deceased.

In Northern California, an Indian family too was not spared of the monster COVID-19 virus, which took the life of a 70-year old man, whose son was also admitted to the hospital. According to the Shantharam Gummaraju, board member and president of Tri-Valley Kannada Sangha, the son was hospitalized but has returned home safely.

In Lake Tahoe, an Indian student tested positive for the virus last week but is doing fine, according to the Indian Consulate in San Francisco.

The state of New York referred to as the US  epicenter of the pandemic has more than 131,000 coronavirus cases and over . New York City has greater than 63,000 coronavirus sufferers, and over 2,620 deaths. The state had additionally recorded the very best single decrease in the number of deaths from COVID-19 in a single day between April 2 and April 3 when 562 individuals had died, one individual dying from coronavirus nearly each two-and-a-half minutes on average.

In the 24 hours since April 4, the loss of life toll grew to 630, “all-time increase” as much as a total of 3,565, up from 2,935 on Friday morning, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a news briefing. Cuomo has stated the apex within the state continues to be predicted for about 4-8 days away.

In addition, in late March Indian-born chef and restauranteur Floyd Cardoz, who brought the flavor of his native Indian cooking to US fine dining, died at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospital in Montclair, N.J. He was 59.

Born in Mumbai where he attended culinary school, Cardoz recently returned from a trip to India, where he was filming the Netflix series “Ugly Delicious” with actor Aziz Ansari, according to published reports.