On Saturday, the staff scanned practically 22,000 residents dwelling close to Kanika’s home. One other staff of specialists is scanning video footages and CCTV information of the five-star resort in Lucknow the place 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 (against India), 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 who came in contact with her,” stated 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,” stated Dr Narendra Agarwal, Lucknow’s chief medical officer, who additionally lodged an FIR towards the singer.
Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the ODI sequence between India and South Africa was postponed. The primary sport of the three-match sequence was washed out.
Cricket South Africa has additionally suspended all types of cricket for 60 days.