Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif test positive for Covid; Karan Johar’s birthday party alleged to be a super-spreader
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Several other Bollywood celebs including Kartik Aaryan, Katrina Kaif, and Aditya Roy Kapur, have also tested postive. Katrina Kaif had tested positive for COVID-19, but has now completed her quarantine period. Akshay Kumar too has recently recovered from COVID-19 infection.
Meanwhile, there are rumours about Karan Johar’s recent birthday party acting as a Covid super-spreader. Though it is speculated that close to 50 people who attended the party tested positive, sources close to Karan have dismissed the claims. Karan’s 50th birthday on April 25th was celebrated in grand fashion with the who’s who of Bollywood attending. Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan were among the attendees.
India has seen a sharp rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the past few days. The country has crossed the 4k mark for the second consecutive day today. It has reported 4,518 new cases and 9 deaths due to the infection in the last 24 hours. During the same time, 2,779 people have also recovered from the infection.