Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan confirmed Monday that she has examined optimistic for Covid, hours after the information emerged from Mumbai’s civic physique Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC).
“I’ve examined optimistic for Covid. I instantly remoted myself whereas following all medical protocols. I request anybody who has are available in contact with me to please get examined,” mentioned Kareena Kapoor, who’s double vaccinated.
“My household and employees are additionally double vaccinated. They’re at the moment not displaying any signs.
Fortunately, I’m feeling okay and hope to be up and about quickly,” the actor, a mom of two, added.
The BMC had mentioned earlier that each Kareena Kapoor and her shut good friend Amrita Arora had examined optimistic and that RT-PCR assessments had been ordered for all those that got here in touch with them.
BMC officers mentioned they have been investigating studies that the actors had violated Covid guidelines by going to events. The actors, who’re shut associates, have been lately seen in celebration pics posted on Instagram. Final week, they have been clicked attending a celebration hosted by Anil Kapoor’s daughter Rhea Kapoor in Mumbai.
As Omicron instances rise in Mumbai, massive gatherings have been banned within the metropolis. Twenty instances of Omicron have been reported throughout Maharashtra; seven have been discharged from the hospital.
An ANI report additionally mentioned the police have registered an FIR towards the organisers of Punjabi rapper AP Dhillon’s live performance on Sunday.
1000’s have been discovered partying with out masks or social distancing on the Canadian singer’s reside live performance, in line with the report.
Actors Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and her brother Ibrahim Ali Khan have been amongst those that attended the present.
Different celebrities who examined optimistic earlier this 12 months embody Katrina Kaif, Vicky Kaushal, Akshay Kumar, Urmila Matondkar, Amit Sadh and Govinda.
Throughout India, there are 40 instances of Omicron, the brand new Covid variant first present in South Africa final month. The pressure, which has a lot of mutations, is extra contagious than the Delta variant however is believed to trigger milder signs.