Maheep Kapoor with Seema Khan. (courtesy: seemakhan)
- Seema Khan, Kareena and Amrita are friends
- Kareena-Amrita announced on Monday that they have tested positive
- "I immediately isolated myself," Kareena wrote
The Fabulous Lives Of Bollywood Wives co-stars Seema Khan and Maheep Kapoor are both COVID-positive, news agencies report; a day ago, actress Kareena Kapoor and her friend Amrita Arora announced they had tested positive for COVD-19. All four women belong to a close-knit circle of friends and attended a dinner at filmmaker Karan Johar's Mumbai home last week on December 8. According to Mumbai civic body Brihanmumbai Corporation or BMC, Seema Khan was the first of the group to have been infected with COVID, news agency ANI reports. Seema has minor symptoms, according to BMC, and she tested positive on December 11; Kareena and Amrita had themselves tested the same day, reports ANI.
Maheep Kapoor's husband, actor Sanjay Kapoor, told news agency PTI that she had received a positive result and was currently asymptomatic. "She has tested positive and fortunately with no symptoms as she is doubly vaccinated. She is following all norms by being self-isolated," Sanjay Kapoor was quoted by PTI as saying.
Kareena Kapoor's Mumbai residence has been sealed by the BMC after she tested positive and the area has been sanitized as has been Karan Johar's house. On Monday, Kareena announced her positive result on social media and said she was following isolation protocols. The actress, who is fully vaccinated, wrote in an Instagram Story: "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."
Screenshot of Kareena Kapoor's Instagram story.
Amrita Arora, sister of Malaika Arora, also announced on Monday evening that she had contracted COVID. "I have tested positive for COVID. I'm following all the medical guidelines and BMC's rules. Anyone who has been in contact with me, please get tested. My family and staff are fully vaccinated and have all tested negative. Stay safe, say responsible," Amrita Arora wrote in an Instagram Story.