The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said that actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has tested negative for the new variant of coronavirus. A sample of her test was sent for genome sequencing amid the Omicron scare.
ANI wrote in a tweet on Friday, “Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan’s genome sequencing report for Omicron is negative: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.” The samples of Bollywood celebrities such as Seema Khan, Maheep Kapoor and Amrita Arora have also been sent for the same test. They had all tested positive for coronavirus after attending a party at filmmaker Karan Johar’s residence.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan’s genome sequencing report for Omicron is negative: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
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Karan Johar, in a social media statement, had denied any lapse in precaution at his end, and had requested more sensitive coverage of the incident in the press. “All of us are responsible and masked at all times and no one would treat this pandemic lightly,” he had written.
Kareena Kapoor had announced her diagnosis in a social media post. She wrote, “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. 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.”
The actor has since shared several updates from quarantine. She posted a picture of her husband Saif Ali Khan as he enjoyed a hot beverage on the terrace of a nearby building. She also expressed sadness at not being able to be with her two sons Taimur and Jehangir.