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Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tests positive for Coronavirus

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tests positive for Coronavirus

New Delhi, Mar 20 (UNI) Bollywood playback singer Kanika Kapoor on Friday tested positive for Coronavirus.

In a statement issued on her Instagram account, Kanika said she was experiencing "signs of flu" since the past four days and decided to get a test done.

Along with her statement, Kanika shared two pictures - one image is of the earth wearing a mask and the other is her selfie.

"For the past four days, I have had signs of flu. I decided to get a test done..

It came positive for Covid-19," she said.

'My family and me are in complete quarantine now and following medical advice on how to move forward. Contact mapping of people I have been in touch with us underway as well. 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," she added in her statement.

Kanika travelled to London lately and arrived in Lucknow on March 15. She also did not inform authorities about her travel history. In fact, Kanika hosted a lavish party for her friends and family at a five-star hotel in Lucknow after returning from London.

Providing a health update, she said that ,'I am feeling ok at the moment. 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.

Coronavirus has caused five deaths in the country.

UNI AR ADG 1535

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