Coronavirus has not spared the Royals too, as recently it was reported that Prince Charles has tested positive for the virus. Soon after, Kanika Kapoor was dragged into the controversy as old pictures of the singer with Prince Charles went viral on the internet. Dressed in an orange ensemble, Kanika is snapped in conversation with Prince Charles. According to a news portal, these photographs belong to a royal event from 2015. However, Internet was quick to connect the meeting to their current health condition.
Kanika Kapoor became the first Bollywood celebrities to have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. She revealed the same in an elaborate Instagram post. The ‘Baby Doll’ singer had recently returned from London and is currently undergoing treatment at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow. For a third time she has tested positive for coronavirus and SGPGIMS Director Prof RK Dhiman had stated that her treatment will continue until unless at least two tests show her negative.Legal action has also been initiated against the singer for negligence.
An FIR was lodged by Lucknow’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Narendra Kumar Agarwal against the singer at the Sarojini Nagar Police Station, under Sections 188 (disobedience of an order duly promulgated by a public servant), 269 (negligently acting in a way likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life), and 270 (malignant act likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life) of the Indian Penal Code. According to the Lucknow police, two more FIRs were registered against Kanika Kapoor at Hazratganj Police Station and at Gomti Nagar Police Station for negligence.