5 people dead and 16 other hospitalized who are devotees of the Iskcon Temple. Rameshwar Das one of the deceased person among the five, an elderly disciple of Bhakti Charu Swami while the name of other members who passed away due to Coronavirus outbreak remains unknown. Dhananjay Das one of the 16 other members who is undergoing treatment currently is one of the first to join Iskcon temple in UK.
This Iskcon temple in United Kingdom as over 15000 members there were around 1000 members gathered for the funeral of a another devotee on 12th of March. The chairperson of ISKCON governing body Commission United Kingdom said that no restrictions were in place in United Kingdom at the time and 15th of March 2020 when the Memorial was held. Pradosha das the chairperson also mentioned that all ISKCON temples Where are closed from 16th March week before Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the complete lockdown.
It is expected that more than 100 devotees would be for possible infected in them coronavirus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson also affected by coronavirus yesterday he was shifted to intensive can after the symptoms have gone worse.
Iskcon temple in United Kingdom community is similar to tabligi jamaat event held in Delhi Nizamuddin which was attended by around hey 1800 people out of them 1445 people were attended the meat tested positive for Coronavirus.