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Singer Kanika Kapoor discharged after report of 6th test came out negative for COVID-19

Singer Kanika Kapoor discharged after report of 6th test came out negative for COVID-19

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 April 2020 6:09 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: Singer Kanika Kapoor has been discharged from Lucknow’s Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) after report of her 6th test came out negative for coronavirus. A few days ago, she had tested positive for coronavirus for the fifth time. She is now under 14 days quarantine as a precautionary measure.

FIR has been filed against her for allegedly hiding her travel history.

Kapoor who had tested positive for coronavirus after returning from the UK has been slammed by many for hiding her travel history.

Kapoor in her post said that she had returned from the UK and she was scanned at the airport.

“I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure 10days ago when I came back home, the symptoms have developed only 4 days ago,” she wrote in a post.

In an unusual statement issued by SGPGIMS Director Prof RK Dhiman, he had 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 in Lucknow.”

He added that Kanika Kapoor must cooperate with the hospital "to help herself." The statement was released after the singer alleged that the room where she had been kept, was dusty and had mosquitoes.

“She is being provided 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,” the director had said.

He added, “Utmost care is being taken, but she must first start behaving as a patient and not a star.”

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