زمین پر جوتے: کانیکا کے نقشوں کی تلاش میں ایک ہزار۔ ٹائمز آف انڈیا

زمین پر جوتے: کانیکا کے نقشوں کی تلاش میں ایک ہزار۔ ٹائمز آف انڈیا

زمین پر جوتے: کانیکا کے نقشوں کی تلاش میں ایک ہزار۔ ٹائمز آف انڈیا


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LUCKNOW: Over 100 teams, comprising around 1,000 members of the local administration and the UP health department, have been tasked to track down all possible contacts of singer

Kanika Kapoor

during her stay in the city since March 11. She tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.

The teams are trying to reach out to all who were present in social gatherings attended by Kanika by conducting a boots-on-the-ground exercise to reach out to people living in the vicinity of her house in Mahanagar and also each one who was present at the places Kanika went.

coronavirus

. Anyone who disrupts the scanning or doesn’t cooperate with the teams will face police action,” additional DM

Amar Pal Singh

, who is supervising the teams, told TOI.

On Saturday, the team scanned nearly 22,000 residents living near Kanika’s house. “The houses of Adil Ahmed and Adesh Seth, who hosted two parties attended by her, have been sanitised. Residents have been told not to move out nor let anyone come in for the next 48 hours,” said an officer helping the UP health department put together Kanika’s contact list.

Another team of experts is scanning video footages and CCTV records of the five-star hotel where Kanika stayed between March 14 and 16. “There are reports that she dined in the hotel’s buffet and also attended several guests in the lobby. She was living there at a time when the South African team was staying in the hotel for the ODI match, which eventually was called off. There is information that Kanika was seen briefly attending a news channel’s annual conclave held at the hotel. Therefore, it is important to scan the CCTV footage and list those came in contact with her,” said an officer engaged in surveillance.

“She flouted instructions on home isolation despite being a potential case of Covid-19… Instead of staying at home, she went socialising. Now after having tested positive, she has now put everyone who came in contact with her at risk,” said Dr Narendra Agarwal, Lucknow’s chief medical officer, who also lodged an FIR against the singer.

In Kanpur, where Kanika went to meet her maternal grandmother, the DM has ordered sealing of the apartment. Police have been deputed to ensure that no one enters or leaves the building, which houses more than 35 families, for the next 48 hours. Health officials have also alerted Kanika’s kids and caretakers in

London

.

Lucknow police commissioner Sujeet Pandey said that he had got in touch with his counterpart in Mumbai. “We have also written to the police commissioner of Mumbai to find out if Kanika was properly screened at the international airport or not. Details of the places where she stayed have also been sought,” he told TOI.

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