Kanika Kapoor tests negative after fifth coronavirus test, singer to remain under observation in Lucknow hospital

Kanika Kapoor had been booked by Lucknow police on charges of negligence for attending various social events in the city despite being infected with coronavirus.

Asian News International April 05, 2020 10:49:36 IST
Kanika Kapoor tests negative after fifth coronavirus test, singer to remain under observation in Lucknow hospital

Singer Kanika Kapoor on Saturday tested negative for coronavirus , days after being tested positive on previous occasions.
"Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor's fifth COVID-19 test result comes negative. However, she will have to stay at PGI Hospital Lucknow until one more test result comes as negative," Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS said.

Kanika had tested positive for the fourth time on 29 March. She was tested positive for the first time on 20 March.

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Kanika Kapoor. Image from Twitter

Earlier, Lucknow police booked the singer on charges of negligence for attending various social events in the city despite being infected with coronavirus and having been instructed by the authorities to isolate herself at her home.

She has been booked under Sections 188, 269 and 270 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Sarojini Nagar police station in the city. The FIR was lodged based on a complaint filed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Lucknow.

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