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 - Coronavirus: Devotees Won’t be Allowed Holy Dip in Ganga River in Uttarakhand on Kartik Purnima

“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 - COVID-19: European Union Says First Virus Vaccinations Possible By Christmas

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 - Punjab Imposes Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Flouting COVID-19 Norms

The shop was seen decorated with plants and lamps displaying the exclusive collection.