COVID-19 haunts Bollywood, Kareena, Amrita, Maheep test positive, who is responsible?
Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan her BFF actress Amrita Arora along with Maheep Kapoor (jewellery designer and wife of actor Sanjay Kapoor), Seema Khan (Fashion designer and wife of Sohail Khan) has been tested positive for Covid 19.
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Yesterday Kareena Kapoor Khan confirmed that she and her close friend Amrita Arora had tested positive for COVID-19, which was followed by reports of Maheep Kapoor and Seema Khan also testing positive.
Reportedly, the above celebrities attending Karan Johar’s dinner party a night before.
A day later, Mumbai’s Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) sanitized Karan Johar’s home.
Kareena Kapoor Khan has gone into quarantine and issued a statement on her social media clarifying her stance while her spokesperson dismissed stories that she had been flouting COVID-19 norms, as stated by a BMC official who was quoted by ANI.
“I have tested positive for Covid. I immediately isolated myself while following all medical protocols. I request anyone who has come in contact with me to please get tested,” said Kapoor Khan, who is double vaccinated. “My family and staff are also double vaccinated. They are currently not showing any symptoms. Thankfully, I am feeling ok and hope to be up and about soon.”
Kareena Kapoor Khan’s building has been sealed by the BMC and is being sanitized.
There are concerns that these celebrities may turn super spreaders as Rhea Kapoor, Masaba Gupta, Karisma Kapoor etc have come in contact with the above celebrities.
Meanwhile, Karan Johar has tested negative for Covid-19 after Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amrita Arora and Seema Khan tested positive for Covid-19.
The dinner party hosted by Karan Johar took place on December 8.
The BMC is not taking it lightly and there are reports of BMC conducting testing camps in Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora’s buildings today - December 14.
The Covid-19 camps will be set up by a team of BMC’s medical team, who will do RT PCR tests to trace more Covid-19 positive patients. Along with the tests, the BMC has also decided to sanitise the compounds and keep a regular check on the health of the actresses.
The BMC has made different teams at ward levels for contact tracing. They are obtaining details of the people who attended the party. Reportedly, over 15 close contacts have been traced by the BMC.