Late music composer and singer Wajid Khan’s mother Razina has tested positive for COVID-19. Wajid had died of a cardiac arrest at a Mumbai hospital on Monday and his mother was reportedly present at the same hospital to take care of her ailing son. Wajid was also infected with the Coronavirus.
An ABP News report has quoted a source as saying, “Wajid’s mother Razina had already contracted coronavirus before the late musician was infected with the virus. Wajid, who was suffering from kidney and throat infection, tested positive for Covid-19 later.” The source added, “Sajid-Wajid’s mother is better now and her condition has improved. She stayed in Surana Sethia hospital to take care of her ailing son. However, she contracted Covid-19 after she came in contact with other coronavirus patients at the hospital.”
Wajid had underlying kidney issues. “He died of a cardiac arrest,” his brother Sajid quoted by news agency PTI while confirming that the composer had tested positive for Covid-19. He was laid to rest at Versova cemetery Monday afternoon with close friends and family members in attendance.
“He was buried around 1 pm. Because of the lockdown and COVID issue, only 20 people were allowed for the funeral. There were police security and barricades in place. Only close family, including brother Sajid and friends from the industry, were present,” a source close to the musician told PTI.