COVID-19: Two more staff members in Boney Kapoor's house test positive

Updated: May 22, 2020, 13:39 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

On May 19, news broke that one of the staff members in Boney Kapoor's Andheri home had tested positive for coronavirus. Now, reports suggest that two more have been quarantined.

Boney Kapoor with daughter Khushi. Pic/Yogen Shah
Boney Kapoor with daughter Khushi. Pic/Yogen Shah

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. From businesses to daily life, everyone has been struggling to get by in their own way. Recently, there was news that a staff member at Boney Kapoor's house had tested positive for COVID-19. While that news was bad enough, now, it's being reported that two more members of Boney Kapoor's staff have tested positive.

A source told Bombay Times, "Everyone was tested at his home after one domestic staff member tested positive. Two more staff members, who tested positive, have been moved away for treatment. They were asymptomatic. The family members and other staffers have tested negative."

When news first broke out about Kapoor's house help testing positive and then being taken away at a quarantine centre, the producer had released a statement. The statement read, "Myself, my children and the other staff at home are all fine and none of us is showing any symptoms. In fact, we haven't left our home since the lockdown started. We are thankful to Govt of Maharashtra and BMC for their swift response. We shall be diligently following the instructions and advice given to us by BMC and their medical team. We are sure that Charan (the house help) would soon recover and be back at home with us."

Janhvi Kapoor, too, had shared her father's statement on Instagram. Take a look:

View this post on Instagram

Staying at home is still the best solution we have. Stay safe everyone 🙏🏻

A post shared by Janhvi Kapoor (@janhvikapoor) onMay 19, 2020 at 5:07am PDT

The domestic help, Charan Sahu, aged 23, had been living with Kapoor and his family at their residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala Complex. After testing positive for COVID-19, he was kept in isolation.

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