Popular Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has some good news to share with her friends, family and fans. After testing positive for COVID-19 five times in a row, she has finally been tested negative today. She first tested positive for the novel and deadly Coronavirus on March 20. She was put under self-isolation at the Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS where she was undergoing strict medical treatment.
Although Kanika’s coronavirus test has come out negative she would still be staying in the hospital under medical supervision until one more test result confirms the previous result. Even after testing negative for subsequent tests, Kanika will still have to remain in hospital quarantine for the next 14 days as more tests will be conducted to ensure that the coronavirus symptoms have not returned or are not returning.
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor's fifth #COVID19 test result comes negative. However, she will have to stay at PGI Hospital Lucknow until one more test result comes as negative. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/BEJevytlOj
— ANI (@ANI) April 4, 2020
Kanika had previously shared her health update on Instagram and had hoped that her next test would come out negative. She had expressed a desire to go home and meet her family and children. She had written, “Going off to bed. Sending you all loving vibes. Stay safe you guys Thank you for your concern but I am not in the ICU. I am fine. I hope my next test is negative. Waiting to go home to my kids and family miss them!"
Kanika had contacted COVID-19 while in London and arrived in India on March 9. She then travelled to Lucknow from Mumbai where she attended a lavish party with many dignitaries in attendance. Her flouting the government norms triggered a series of backlash against her and an FIR was also filed against her for negligence.