In Kerala, Manorama News Chief Reporter, TV journalist Vipin Chand died late on Saturday night due to corona related complications. His family reported this. He was 42 years old and is survived by his wife and children. Vipin Chand remained very active in reporting even in the second wave of global corona epidemic.
Hon'ble Governor Shri Arif Mohammed Khan condoled the sad, and untimely demise of Shri , Senior Chief Reporter, . "This is a sad loss to Malayalam journalism. My heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family", he said: PRO,KeralaRajBhavan? Kerala Governor (@KeralaGovernor)
He was found infected two weeks ago in the corona virus test and was in isolation at home. He was later admitted to a private hospital. When his condition worsened after he was diagnosed with pneumonia, he was admitted to a better hospital in Kochi where he died at 2 pm. Chand, a resident of Alangad in Ernakulam district, started his journalism career in 2005. He was associated with Manorama News in 2012.
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, Chief Minister Pinarai Vijayan and senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala have condoled the passing away of Vipin Chand. Khan tweeted, "This is a big loss for Malayalam journalism. My thoughts to the bereaved family". In the last few days, many people in the media world have lost their lives due to corona.