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Bollywood producer Karim Morani tests positive for Coronavirus

Bollywood producer Karim Morani has tested positive for Coronavirus. His daughters Zoa and Shaza Morani, are being treated at different hospitals after being found Covid-19 positive a couple of days back.

Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna
New Delhi Updated on: April 08, 2020 17:02 IST
Breaking: Bollywood producer Karim Morani tests positive for Coronavirus

Breaking: Bollywood producer Karim Morani tests positive for Coronavirus

Bollywood producer Karim Morani also tested positive for Coronavirus and he has been shifted to a hospital for treatment. Earlier, his daughters Zoa and Shaza had tested positive for COVID-19, Currently, Zoa is admitted to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, while sister Shaza is in Nanavati Hospital. They are currently placed in the isolation ward and getting the required treatment. Zoa had confirmed herself to be positive for coronavirus infection to India TV. "My test has come positive this time," she had said. 

Karim Morani's daughter Shaza had returned from Sri Lanka before the nationwide lockdown was announced. In an exclusive interaction with India TV, Karim Morani had earlier said "It is true Shaza has been found to be coronavirus positive but she has no symptoms. We have admitted her to Nanavati hospital at the moment". 

Soon after Shaza tested positive for coronavirus, the other members of the family were tested. Sister Zoa's first test came negative despite having symptoms, however later, during the second test, her reports also came out to be positive.

"Karim bhai has tested positive. The results came this morning. He will be in Nanavati for the treatment. His wife and other staff from the house have tested negative," Karim’s brother Mohammed Morani said.

Karim has backed many Bollywood films, including Shah Rukh Khan's Ra.One, Chennai Express, Happy New Year and Dilwale. "Both Shaza and Zoa are doing fine. Shaza will undergo two tests again,” Mohammed informed.

Shaza, who had returned from Sri Lanka in the first week of March, showed no symptoms but tested positive and is admitted to Nanavati Hospital. While, Zoa, who had returned from Rajasthan around mid-March, had a few symptoms. She initially tested negative but was found positive for the virus later.

Morani family members and house help are under quarantine. According to the health ministry, as of Wednesday morning, death toll due to COVID-19 has risen to 149 with 5,194 cases in the country.

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