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TV journalist Vipin Chandh dies of Corona


Television journalist Vipin Chandh, the chief reporter of Manorama News here, died of COVID-19 related
complications in the city early on Sunday, his family said. He was 42 and is survived by his wife and child. Chandh, who was very active in reporting even during the
second wave of the pandemic, had tested positive for the virus
two weeks ago and was in home quarantine. Later, he was admitted to a private hospital in the
neighbourhood. When his condition deteriorated after an attack of
pneumonia, he was shifted to a better medical facility in
Kochi, where he died at 2 am on Sunday. A native of Alangad in Ernakulam district, Chandh began
his journalism career in 2005. He joined Mathrubhumi News in 2012. Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister
Pinarayi Vijayan and senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala
condoled the demise of Chandh. “This is a sad loss to Malayalam journalism. My heartfelt
condolence to the bereaved family”, Khan tweeted.