Seven years ago, when George, a Kerala-based businessman decided to name his shop ‘Corona’ in Kottayam’s Kalathippady area here, little did he know that his store would attract customers just by the name amid the coronavirus pandemic.Also Read - Price of Corbevax Covid-19 Vaccine Slashed to Rs 250 Per Dose. Deets Inside
“Due to the association of my shop’s name to the coronavirus pandemic, I am seeing more and more visitors coming in daily. My business is floursing because of this,” George told ANI. Also Read - Explained: What is Onset of Monsoon And What Does an Early Onset Over Kerala Means?
Located in Kalathippady here, he sells plants, pots, plants, lamps, and other materials. According to him, the term ‘corona’ means ‘crown’ in Latin hence, he named his shop the same as he deals with interior decorating items. Also Read - 28 Students Test COVID Positive At IIM Calcutta Campus, 58 Others Kept In Home Isolation
The shop was seen decorated with plants and lamps displaying the exclusive collection.