Kanika Kapoor, best known for her songs Baby Doll and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan, tested positive for novel coronavirus at the King George's Medical University in Lucknow on Friday
Bengaluru: In an unfortunate development, Kanika Kapoor, best known for her songs Baby Doll and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan, tested positive for novel coronavirus at the King George's Medical University in Lucknow on Friday, as reported by India Today.
The website further adds that son of senior BJP leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Dushyant Singh was among the people who attended the party where singer Kanika Kapoor, who has now tested positive for Covid-19, was also present.
Thankfully, since then, understanding the intensity of the situation, Dushyant Singh and his mother who also attended the party have put themselves under self-quarantine.
But what’s unfortunate is that prior to it Dushyant Singh, who is an MP, also reportedly attended Parliament the next day and was sitting with Surendra Nagar Nishikant and Manoj Tewari in the Central Hall on Thursday, added the website.
More on Kanika Kapoor:
The website adds that Kanika Kapoor was in London for a while and returned to Lucknow on March 15. She reportedly refrained from informing authorities about her travel history. Upon arriving in Lucknow, Kanika attended a lavish party hosted by Adil Ahmad, nephew of Akbar Ahmad Dumpy, a top interior designer.
The attendees included bureaucrats and politicians.
Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh health department has started calling everyone who attended the party and is asking them to isolate themselves and report in case they show any symptoms of novel coronavirus.
The guests are likely to be tested for the viral infection, sources said.
To mitigate the spread of the virus, India has taken several steps
More on Janata curfew:
In his televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his countrymen not to panic but be more cautious in dealing with the Coronavirus spread.
Using the concepts of restraint and resolve, the Prime Minister urged the citizens for a self-imposed curfew called the Janata curfew. As part of this exercise, citizens who are not a part of essential services like police, medicine etc would stay at home from 7 am to 9 pm on March 22, this Sunday.
The same evening at 5pm, the PM has urged the people to express their gratitude those medical staff who have been working tirelessly amid the dangers of the virus to help patients.
The Prime Minister’s exhortation for such an endeavour has received tremendous response from all quarters. People have understood the importance of such a move and are willing to participate in it.
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Last Updated Mar 20, 2020, 6:42 PM IST