The Victims Of COVID-19
Families and friends around the world are remembering people who have died during the coronavirus pandemic. Read their stories here.
As the coronavirus infects hundreds of thousands of people around the globe, people are remembering their family members, friends, and colleagues who have died. Read their stories below.
54, a custodian and student at Wayne State University, in Detroit.
55, a health care professional at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, southeast London.
72, supported other moms whose kids died from drug addictions, in Plainview, Long Island.
Malcom and Sharon Bamford
73 and 63, died just days apart, in Swansea, South Wales.
Jameela Dirrean Emoni Barber
17, an honor student who liked making Tik Toks, in Lancaster, Texas.
61, an administrative assistant for the NYPD.
Andrea Circle Bear
30, a federal prisoner who was seven months pregnant, in Fort Worth, Texas.
33, died two weeks after giving birth to her son, in Detroit.
73, a family matriarch, and Uzbek émigré, in Brooklyn.
37, a project manager for a family-owned construction company and husband, in Indiana.
42, a mason for Lenox Hill Hospital and steadfast friend, in Queens, New York.
97, a medic in the Second World War who lived an extraordinary life, in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland.
69, an actor in New York City.
59, an advocate for transgender people, undocumented immigrants, and sex workers in Queens, New York.
79, the first black superintendent to serve Flint, Michigan, schools.
74, former Republican presidential candidate, in the Atlanta area.
James C. Campbell
88, a deacon at his church, husband, and father of five, in Houston.
59, an Indian American chef in New York City.
66, a veteran Colorado paramedic who traveled to New York City to help fight the coronavirus, in New York City.
48, a beloved New York Post sports photographer, in New York.
32, a husband and father of two, in Danbury, Connecticut.
Lewis, Judith, and David Conkey
a family in Columbus, Ohio.
41, a Tony-nominated Broadway star, in Los Angeles.
66, relied on Amazon's Echo Show device while living in a nursing home, in Cedar Springs Michigan.
Yolanda and Joseph Dellis
83 and 88, died within days of each other, in Brooklyn.
86, a Cameroonian afro-jazz saxophone icon, in Paris.
62, NYPD janitor in New York City.
Cedric G. Dixon
48, an NYPD officer.
51, a dedicated health care worker at West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Austin.
Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy
87, a long-serving federal judge on the Southern District of New York bench.
33, a staff member of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office in Louisiana.
63, a mother and grandmother from New York.
61, an audio technician for NBC News in New York City.
72, a reporter for the New York Times in New Jersey.
69, a husband, father, and grandfather, who is remembered for his storytelling, in Boise, Idaho.
52, co-founder of FMC, a dental communications company, and mother of four, in Bali.
David & Gary Fowler
76 and 56, father and son who repeatedly tried to get tested, in Detroit.
65, a flight attendant for American Airlines in Philadelphia.
77, a former Utah state lawmaker and philanthropist in Salt Lake City, Utah.
75, a state representative for South Dakota, in Sioux Falls.
- Ron Golden
56, older brother of Minnesota’s Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. James Goodrich
73, a neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins.
82, owner of Brooklyn's Grand Prospect Hall, in Manhattan.
50, a bus driver in Detroit.
93, loved fast cars and bingo, in Broome County, New York.
5, a bubbly, affectionate young girl, in Detroit, Michigan.
86, a Vietnam veteran and the oldest brother to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, in Oklahoma.
63, a teacher and coach at The Mount Vernon School, in Fulton County, Georgia.
14, who was handcuffed by police at age 11, which led to policy changes, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
75, one half of Siegfried & Roy, in Las Vegas.
Ahmed Ismail Hussein
91, a founding father of modern Somali music, in London.
Wilson Roosevelt Jerman
91, a White House butler who worked for 11 US Presidents.
a journalist for the Associated Press and marathon runner, in New York City.
48, a nurse at Mount Sinai West Hospital in New York City.
66, a retiree and husband, in Montclair, New Jersey.
63, left instructions to feed the homeless instead of paying for a funeral, in Long Island.
Regina Lim Lee
59, of Washington, worked at Costco and was ready to retire. Her sister and mother also died of Covid-19.
Willa Lim Lee
60, of Washington, planned on traveling with her sister and her mother. All three died of Covid.
82, of Washington, and her two daughters all died due to the virus.
41, was days away from being sworn in as the US representative for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District, in Louisiana.
42, an assistant principal at The Mary Louis Academy, in Queens, New York.
- Mike Longo
83, a pianist and musical director for Dizzy Gillespie, in New York City.
30, a high school baseball coach in River Vale, New Jersey.
21, of Colorado, received an honorary degree from Colorado Mesa University after his death.
57, was one-half of a magic act known for their quick costume changes, in Chicago.
76, of Mumbai, India was described by her grandson as a "Super Granny."
85, a pianist, educator, and patriarch of an illustrious jazz family, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Thomas Martins and Carolyn Martins-Reitz
a mother and son who died days apart, in Kearny, New Jersey.
60, a massive OSU fan who loved the outdoors, in Marion, Ohio.
Silvia Deyanira Meléndez
24, daughter and sister, in West Valley City, Utah.
Adolph “T.J.” Mendez
44, father of six in New Braunfels, Texas.
61, a gym owner who trained amateur and professional boxers, in New York.
54, a CBS News journalist in New York City.
Captain Tom Moore
100, a veteran from London who raised millions for healthcare workers.
47, a staff member at London’s Victoria station who was spat on by a man who said he had COVID-19.
45, a mental health support officer, in Burton-upon-Trent, England.
62, a prominent British Muslim journalist and activist in Wembley, England.
34, an employee at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Queens, and mother of twins.
- Marcelo Peralta
59, an Argentine saxophonist, in Madrid.
87, a father and little league coach, in Buffalo, New York.
94, a musician whose acclaimed work crossed genres, in New Jersey.
Lloyd Cornelius Porter
49, a beloved actor and entrepreneur, in Brooklyn.
58, ran coronavirus testing sites and and secured personal protective equipment for his community, in Atascosa County, Texas.
39, would act as Santa Claus' bodyguard at a family parties, in Long Beach, California.
76, a lawyer, in New York.
Dr. Manjeet Singh Riyat
52, the first Sikh to be appointed as an emergency medicine consultant in the UK, in Derby.
44, a Michigan state representative in Detroit.
52, a YMCA employee and fixture of the community, in Brooklyn.
36, school principal in Brooklyn.
59, Miles Davis’ protégé and revered trumpeter, in Paterson, New Jersey.
42, a single mother of six and breast cancer survivor in Snohomish County, Washington.
39, a mother of five, including quadruplets, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
52, the singer for Fountains of Wayne, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend song writer, in upstate New York.
29, a staffer at People magazine, in New York City.
93, of Toronto Canada. She escaped Poland during World War II and found refuge in Canada.
56, An award-winning photographer left Iran to be gay, in London.
29, died five days after she was supposed to get married, in Lubbock, Texas.
75, never embraced modern technology, but after her death, her son is tracking her online data, in Queens, New York.
54, a former Connecticut representative in Stamford, Connecticut.
44, a DJ and radio host, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
43, promoted the voices of black Detroiters.
70, an electrician, father, and grandfather, in Long Island.
34, worked for Con Edison, and was looking forward to having her friends over "when this all passes," in Staten Island, New York.
- Michael Tyson
53, jailed on a technicality on Rikers Island.
66, a member of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser's legal counsel in Washington, DC.
52, a father who lived for his two daughters, in Queens.
- Josh Wallwork
45, a costumer for Law & Order: SVU in New York City.
98, a great-grandfather and former print worker, in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.
50, a drag queen in New York City.
Dae Kwun Yoon
62, a family man and dedicated church member, in Connecticut.
65, a Jersey City councilman, in New Jersey.
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Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan died of colon cancer. A previous version of this post incorrectly identified him as being among the victims of the coronavirus.
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