Chef Floyd Cardoz, who tested positive for Covid-19, died of the infection in a hospital in New York City on Wednesday, his family confirmed. He was the co-owner of two popular restaurants in Mumbai – the Bombay Canteen and O Pedro. He had recently launched his third venture, the Bombay Sweet Shop.
Floyd Cardoz had been in Mumbai until March 8. In an Instagram post on March 18, he said that had admitted himself to hospital in New York, where he lived, since he was feeling feverish.