Ali Rıza Doğan, who has been running a restaurant in New York for years and who lost his 74-year-old mother Kıymet Doğan, stated that his mother’s first two COVID-19 tests were negative, “Two weeks later, the third test was diagnosed with COVID-19. It was too late. ” he spoke.

The funeral of businessman Doğan, who is known as “Ali Baba” among the Turkish community, will be buried in New Jersey after the family’s ceremony, after a month-long treatment at Hackensack Hospital.

The number of Turkish citizens who have lost their lives in the US so far is estimated to be at least 24.