Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has been receiving severe backlash for not going in self-isolation and attending several parties in Lucknow, despite being infected by coronavirus . The singer's kin, on Sunday, pointed out that the report which claimed Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for the coronavirus states her as a 28-year-old male.
'Baby Doll' singer Kanika Kapoor recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Lucknow. The singer was admitted in KGMU hospital in Lucknow, where she tested positive. However, her family has raised questions about the authenticity of reports that declared her COVID-19 positive. Speaking to a media portal, Kanika Kapoor's family members said that the reports that went viral states her as a 28-year-old male.
Here's the report that has been doing rounds of social media ever since the singer tested positive:
On Sunday, Dr RK Dhiman, Director of Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, where the singer is being treated released a statement. He said, "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 for COVID-19 unit. Utmost care is being taken but she must first start behaving as a patient and not a star."
The singer has been booked by the Lucknow Police under charges of negligence for attending parties despited being infected by the deadly virus.