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Karim Morani's daughter Shaza tests positive for coronavirus; sister Zoa tests positive in second test

Producer Karim Morani 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". Karim's other daughter Zoa, who was in Rajasthan till March 15, initially tested negative for COVID-19 but had symptoms, she has now tested positive in second test.

Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna Written by: Joyeeta Mitra Suvarna New Delhi Updated on: April 06, 2020 23:22 IST
Karim Morani's daughter Shaza tests positive for coronavirus
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Karim Morani's daughter Shaza tests positive for coronavirus

Film producer Karim Morani's daughter Shaza Morani has been tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). She is currently admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai while the other family members are in quarantine in Juhu. Soon, nine family members will also be tested for coronavirus. In an exclusive interaction with India TV, Karim Morani 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". However, in latest develipment, Zoa too tested positive for coronavirus. And she is now admitted to Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai.

Shaza had returned from Sri Lanka before the city announced lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. Shaza Morani has worked as an assistant director for movies like Always Kabhi Kabhi and Happy New Year. 

Karim Morani further said, "Yes Shaza Morani tested positive but has no symptoms for over a week she is fine, Zoa my other daughter has a few symptoms, however tested negative, she will be retested. both have been admitted to Hospital in isolation and under observation. Shaza returned from Sri Lanka early March and Zoa from Rajasthan mid-March. Both the girls have given the relevant information to the authorities". 

Zoa, who was in Rajasthan till March 15, showed some symptoms but initially tested negative for COVID-19, has been put in quarantine at Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital and her sister Shaza, who has the virus and tested positive, is admitted in Nanavati hospital. Zoa has now tested positive.

Shaza's uncle Mohammed Morani said to India TV, "This is strange that who has symptoms is found negative and the girl who has no symptoms found positive... now we are confused...hope the reports are not mixed... trying to find out".

Karim Morani is a top producer, having financed films like Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer Chennai Express. He co-produced Rohit Shetty's Dilwale, which featured Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon. He has also been the associate producer of Farah Khan's Happy New Year and Anubhav Sinha's Ra.One.

After Kanika Kapoor, Shaza Morani is probably the second individual having relations with the Bollywood film industry to test positive for COVID-19.  In the latest update, Kanika has finally been discharged from the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) after her second report for Coronavirus also tested negative.