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Kanika Kapoor tests positive for coronavirus

Late Friday night, an FIR was registered against Kanika Kapoor under sections 188, 269 and 270 of the IPC at Sarojini Nagar Police Station in Lucknow.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 21, 2020 12:25:04 am
kanika kapoor coronavirus Kanika Kapoor says she has coronavirus. (Photo: Kanika Kapoor/Instagram)

Singer Kanika Kapoor on Friday tested positive for coronavirus. The Baby Doll singer returned from London just a few days ago.

Kanika took to Instagram to share the news. She wrote, “For the past four days, I have had signs of 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.”

The singer added, “I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure 10 days ago when I came back home. The symptoms have developed only 4 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 a 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. Wishing everyone good health. Jai Hind! Take care.”

Kanika Kapoor landed in Lucknow from London on March 10. She was visiting her family in the city. According to locals and neighbours, the singer attended two-three parties hosted in different parts of Lucknow.

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She is also learnt to have visited a 5-star hotel and a parlour during her stay in the city.

After Kanika Kapoor was tested positive for coronavirus, the singer was taken into isolation where she will be given due treatment, an official told The Indian Express.

Late Friday night, an FIR was registered against Kanika under sections 188, 269 and 270 of the IPC at Sarojini Nagar Police Station in Lucknow.

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