New Delhi, March 20
Singer Kanika Kapoor, best known for her songs Baby Doll and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan, tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday. She has been admitted to the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) hospital in Lucknow.
The 41-year-old actress was in London for a while and returned to Lucknow on March 15. She also refrained from informing authorities about her travel history. Upon arriving in Lucknow, Kanika hosted a lavish party for her friends and family at a five-star hotel.
Bureaucrats, politicians and socialites attended the party as per reports. The singer stayed in a sprawling apartment in Lucknow. Medical officials are now unsure of the method that should be observed to quarantine the entire building where the singer stayed and also subject the guests at the party to tests, news agency IANS reports.
Kanika’s father Rajiv Kapoor, in the meantime, spoke to Aaj Tak and said that she attended three parties after arriving in Lucknow from London.
Six of us in our family are undergoing test today at 4pm. Kanika has attended three parties after her arrival. She came in contact with around 350-400 families in three parties. Along with Kanika, we are also in isolation, Rajiv Kapoor told.