Top Chef Floyd Cardoz, Age 59, Dies 1 Week After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

CARDINAL NEWS Headlines, News Highlights and Current Events for Wednesday, March 25 2020

Hospitals across the country are bracing for what could be a massive influx of patients amid the coronavirus crisis. NBC News’ Alexa Liautaud spoke with John Pearson, an emergency room nurse at one of the Bay Area’s biggest hospitals about overcrowding at hospitals and a shortage of supplies; also COVID-19 overwhelms hospital in Lombardy, Italy.

World-renowned chef Floyd Cardoz died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in New Jersey one week after he was admitted to the hospital on March 17, 2020 while feeling feverish. He posted information about his hospital admission on Instagram on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

“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.”

— @floydcardoz Instagram

Floyd Cardoz was born and raised in Bombay, India and in the fabled trading center of Goa. Cardoz trained as a biochemist before he discovered where his real in a restaurant kitchen. After culinary school in India and Switzerland, he moved to New York City. Cardoz opened restaurants in News York City and Mumbai. In 2011, Cardoz competed and won on Season 3 of Bravo’s third “Top Chef Masters.” Cardoz was the author of two cookbooks: “One Spice, Two Spice: American Food, Indian Flavors” (2006) and “Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla: Big Flavor. Bold Spices. A New Way to Cook the Foods You Love” (2016).

    — US & World News


▶ This CARDINAL NEWS article features video(s) available on Twitter. You may need to touch the play button twice, or touch and hold the play button and select ‘Open’ from a popup menu. ▶

Coronavirus isn’t mutating quickly; future vaccine may provide lasting protection March 2020 [Google] [Bing]

Fauci Coronavirus could become seasonal [Google] [Bing]

Hospitals consider universal Do Not Resuscitate orders for Coronavirus patients [Google] [Bing]

De Blasio warns half of New Yorkers will catch Coronavirus [Google] [Bing]

NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk took us inside Mass General’s emergency stockpile just three weeks ago — a massive warehouse of supplies in case of a pandemic. The hospital has already tapped into that two-week supply and says their needs are still growing.

 MORE … 

Companies hiring during Coronavirus pandemic [Google] [Bing]

Unemployment websites crash March 2020 [Google] [Bing]

Trump’s approval rating rises during Coronavirus pandemic [Google] [Bing]

Queens Uber driver in his 40s stopped working to avoid Coronavirus and dies [Google] [Bing]

Buzzfeed cuts employee pay during Coronavirus crisis [Google] [Bing]

Prison inmates released as jails face Coronavirus threat [Google] [Bing]

+ + + + +
DJIA | NASDAQ Composite

US Weather Chart …

US Temperatures Map …

Yesterday’s Contiguous US Hi/Lo Temps

High Temperature for Tuesday, March 24, 2020
(as received by 2 pm EDT March 25)
101 at Falcon Lake, TX

Low Temperature for Wednesday, March 25, 2020
(as received by 2 pm EDT March 25)
1 at Clayton Lake, ME

Birthdays on this date …

Polls and Popularity
Presidential approval ratings, popular brands, celebrities, automobiles, food brands and more …

Cardinal News Trending



 facebook … 

Please ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Page. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at …

Help fund The Cardinal



▶ This CARDINAL NEWS article features video(s) available on Twitter. You may need to touch the play button twice, or touch and hold the play button and select ‘Open’ from a popup menu. ▶

Note: News on this page MAY BE ENTERED THROUGHOUT THE DAY, and SOME NEW INCIDENTS may be ENTERED on this page after the initial publish date as follow-up for the day’s incidents.

+ + + + + + + + + +

Favorite referrals to get you started exploring

Breaking news at the US/World level (without weather service news)

Helps you see local news in categories from Arlington Heights, to nearby communities to Chicagoland

Helps you see current conditions and weather alerts with links to more comprehensive weather (, radar, and NEXRAD

US/World Chicago
ABC News, ABC 7 Chicago, CBS News, CBS Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Tribune Food, CNBC, CNN, Daily Mirror, MSNBC, NBC Chicago, NBC News, WGN TV News, FOX 32 News, FOX News Channel, FOX Business, Sky News, WBBM Newsradio