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Coronavirus: Renowned chef Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 in US

World renowned chef Floyd Cardoz succumbed to the novel coronavirus and took his last breath at 59 in the US.

Coronavirus: Renowned chef Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 in US

World renowned chef Floyd Cardoz dies at the age of 59. Photo: Instagram

World-renowned chef, Floyd Cardoz, who was tested positive with Covid -19, passed away at the age of 59 on Wednesday.

Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai shared the news of Cardoz's demise on Twitter. He wrote, "Tragic news. Floyd Cardoz the world renowned chef - with his own Restaurants in New York - Chez Floyd, then lately Bombay Canteen, O Pedro and restaurants in Bombay and Goa has succumbed to the Corona virus in New Jersey RIP."

Last week Cardoz had taken to his Instagram and shared that he was not feeling well. He posted a picture of himself in a hospital with the caption, "Sincere apologies everyone. I am sorry for causing undue panic around my earlier post. I was feeling feverish and hence as a precautionary measure, admitted myself into hospital in New York. I was hugely anxious about my state of health and my post was highly irresponsible causing panic in several quarters. I returned to New York on March 8th via Frankfurt."

He was tested positive for Covid-19 on March 19, 2020.

Floyd Cardoz had his own restaurant in New York - Chez Floyd. He was also the co-owner of Bombay Canteen and O Pedro.

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