Kanika Kapoor, on Friday, announced on social media that she had tested positive for Covid-19. The popular singer was only tested recently from London and went to Lucknow, where she was, positive. According to a recent report on Timesofindia.com, Kanika Kapoor was in the same hotel in Lucknow, where the South African national cricket team, was also the residence for their ODI match against India.“There are reports that they dined at the hotel buffet and was also attended by several guests in the lobby. She lived in a time when the South African team staying in the hotel for the ODI match (against India), which was eventually cancelled. There is information that Kanika seen, was held briefly at a news channel the annual conference in the hotel. Therefore, it is important to scan the CCTV footage and the list of those who came in contact with her,” an officer was quoted in the monitoring report. A team of experts is the scan of the video footage and CCTV recordings of Lucknow, hotel the “Baby Doll” singer remained between March 14 and 16.

The singer was in front of a lot of criticism on social media is not the disclosure of their illness, and instead, the participation in social occasions. Talk ETimes, Kanika had said, “I would like to say to the people that I look not the irresponsible person that I am made to like. It’s these stupid rumors that I hidden me skip in the Laundry room to screening. Tell me, how is it possible for a person-to-skip screening at the port of entry, while you come on an international flight? I was properly screened at the Bollywood Mumbai airport, and I stayed in the city for a day. But since everything was closed and no work was going on (because of the industry-lockdown-due to the Corona Virus spread), have proposed to my parents, I’m coming home. So I reached in Lucknow on March 11 on the morning flight. And you can check that at that time there were no published recommendation by the government for all travel abroad to be under self-quarantine. How can you expect me to do it, especially when I shielded, and had had no health problems until I left Bollywood Mumbai? In fact, I developed symptoms four days ago.”

Kanika is currently in isolation at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow.