Singer Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing Coronavirus negative
- Her five consecutive reports showed her as
Coronaviruspositive. The reports on Saturday and Sunday, however, were Corona negative.
- Kapoor was admitted on March 20 when her tests revealed that she was Coronavirus positive.
- Three FIRs have been filed against Kanika on charges of negligence and attending various social events in the city despite being infected with Coronavirus.
SGPGIMS spokesperson Kusum Yadav told the media that Kanika has been allowed to go home. The Baby Doll singer was admitted to the hospital on March 20 when her tests revealed that she was Coronavirus positive.
Her five consecutive reports showed her as Coronavirus positive. The reports on Saturday and Sunday, however, were Corona negative.
Kanika is the first Bollywood celebrity to test positive for the deadly virus in the country.
In a statement on Instagram, which she later deleted, Kanika narrated how she developed signs of flu on her return from London. She claimed that she was unaware of the Coronavirus infection until she tested positive.
Real trouble starts now for Kapoor
Kanika's troubles, however, are likely to increase now after she is discharged from hospital.
Three FIRs have been filed against Kanika on charges of negligence, hiding travel history and attending various social events in the city despite being infected with Coronavirus. This was in spite of being given instructions by authorities to isolate herself at home.
She has been booked under Sections 188, 269, and 270 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at
The FIR was lodged based on a complaint filed by the chief medical officer (CMO) of Lucknow.
Why Kanika Kapoor gained limelight?
AdvertisementKapoor after testing positive for the novel Coronavirus on March 20, was slammed by netizens for not going into self-quarantine after returning to India from London. Users on social media called her "irresponsible" and "uneducated" when they got to know that she has reportedly attended several high-profile parties and events after arriving in the country.
"Kanika Kapoor's episode just shows that stardom and money and privilege doesn't guarantee minimum common sense. Their irresponsible behaviour can upset the fight against #coronavirus, which till date has been reasonably contained in India," a user tweeted.
Another one even asked police to arrest the "Baby Doll" singer.
"Horrible Behavior!!! She should be arrested," the user added.
Condemning her negligence, a user called her "uneducated".
AdvertisementKanika had taken to Instagram to announce that she has been infected with the virus.
"Hello everyone, For the past four days, I have had signs of the flu, I got myself tested, and it came positive for COVID-19. My family and I are in complete quarantine now and following medical advice on how to move forward. Contact mapping of people I have been in touch with is underway as well.
"I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure ten days ago when I came back home; the symptoms developed only four days ago. At this stage, I would like to urge you all to practice self-isolation and get tested if you have the signs.
I am feeling ok, like normal flu and a mild fever. However, we need to be sensible citizens at this time and think of all around us. We can get through this without panic only if we listen to the experts and our local, state and central government directives," Kanika wrote then.
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