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Singer Kanika Kapoor tests positive for Coronavirus: Reports say after landing from the UK, she stayed in a five-star hotel and threw a party

Some reports have claimed that the singer had evaded screening. As per claims, she returned from London this Sunday, stayed in a five-star hotel in Lucknow and threw a dinner party.

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor is one of the four latest confirmed cases infected by a novel coronavirus in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh reported four more positive cases of the deadly virus on Friday taking the toll to 23. The new patients of coronavirus have been taken to isolation wards in King George Medical University, Lucknow.

Some reports have claimed that the singer had evaded screening. As per claims, she returned from London this Sunday, stayed in a five-star hotel in Lucknow and threw a dinner party. Her dinner party was attended by at least a hundred people who are being contacted to be quarantined, as per the statement of the singer.

As per reports, she allegedly tried to hide her travel history, had defied self-isolation protocols and even evaded screening.

The Singer said in an official statement, “For the past four days I had symptoms 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.”

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Recently the Yogi Adityanath government had warned to take strict action against those who will not cooperate with the authorities to control the novel coronavirus outbreak and spread misinformation and panic among the people.

The health minister of Uttar Pradesh Jai Pratap Singh clarified that concerned authorities have been given power under section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act to take all necessary actions in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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