On Saturday, the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Lucknow, which is treating Kanika Kapoor after she tested positive for the Wuhan Coronavirus, lashed out at the Bollywood singer after she started throwing the tantrums of a star and refused to behave like a patient.
Dr RK Dhiman: Facility provided to her is an isolated room with a toilet,patient-bed&a television.Ventilation of her room is air conditioned with a separate Air Handling Unit for #COVID19 unit. Utmost care is being taken but she must first start behaving as a patient¬ a star. https://t.co/8qqPq1y0oT— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) March 21, 2020
The comments were made by the Director of the Hospital, Dr RK Dhiman, who asked Kapoor to cooperate in order “to help herself.” He said, “Kanika Kapoor has been provided with the best that is possible in a hospital. She must co-operate as a patient and not throw tantrums of a star.
“She is being provided with a gluten-free diet from the Hospital Kitchen. The facility provided to her is an isolated room with a toilet, patient-bed, and a television. The ventilation of her room is air-conditioned with a separate Air Handling Unit (AHU) for the Covid-19 unit”, Dr Dhiman added.
Evidently, Kanika Kapoor, who has now been booked for negligence by the Uttar Pradesh police has been throwing tantrums while the doctors are trying to treat her for the Coronavirus.
Singer Kanika Kapoor is the first Bollywood celebrity to te have tested positive for COVID-19. As per reports, she allegedly tried to hide her travel history, had defied self-isolation protocols and even evaded screening. Kapoor also stayed at a 5-star hotel in Lucknow and threw a dinner party. As such, she drew the ire of the netizens who slammed her for potentially exposing others to the deadly virus.
Earlier, BJP MP Dushyant Singh, who attended Kanika Kapoor’s dinner party along with his mother Vasundhara Raje had been tested negative in the first sampling taken to test for coronavirus infection. Singh and Vasundhara Raje, the former Chief Minister of Rajasthan, self quarantined themselves when the news of Kanika Kapoor being isolated due to infection by the novel coronavirus came out.
On 20th March, Friday, a case was registered against Kanika Kapoor at Sarojini Nagar police station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh for negligence (IPC Section 269), disobedience of an order issued by a public servant (IPC Section 188) and spread of the deadly Wuhan virus, COVID-19 (IPC Section 270), following a complaint filed by the Lucknow Chief Medical Officer.