After his daughters Zoa Morani and Shaza Morani, Producer Karim Morani, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, tested negative for the novel Coronavirus and is back at his house after getting discharged from the hospital.
Karim, who has backed many Bollywood films, including Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra One, Chennai Express, Happy New Year and Dilwale, said his last two test results for the coronavirus were negative, reported PTI.
“To my friends and family with god’s grace and kindness (I) am back home as I have now tested negative twice. I was very comfortable at Nanavati hospital where I remained asymptotic through my stay, I must say every department from the government to the medical warriors are doing a fantastic job,” Morani said in a statement here.
The producer, however, will remain in quarantine for the next 14 days as a precautionary measure, he added.
“I will now quarantine as required in my room only for a further 14 days . It’s a big relief to be back home thank you all for your prayers. God bless you stay safe” he added.
Actress Zoa Morani also confirmed the news via her Instagram handle.
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#positiverecovery ☀️ Anddddd my father got home last night , treatment over and now our entire household is Covid-19 negative ! 😁 All of us home now , healthy and in good spirits !!!🌻 Whirlwind of an experience but so happy to be on the other side of it.. Each one of us had a different experience with it in terms of symptoms, so for any advice the best thing is to get in touch with a Doctor or hospital… My Father – no symptoms (9 days in hospital) Sister – head ache and fever (6 days in hospital) Me – fever , fatigue , cough , chest congestion , shortness of breath and head ache ( 7 days in hospital) They were mild , and manageable. To sum it up in short – a flu with a strange over all feeling .. The Doctors and medical staff were fearless , positive and extremely helpful and caring … @my_bmc @mybmchealthdept were on point with following up with us at every step , from making sure we are getting the right treatment to getting our entire building and road sanitised ! To making sure the other residents in our building are safe ! And yes they are ☀️ 14 days of self isolation at home along with healthy eating , rest and vitamins has been advised.. So grateful for our Government for dealing with this Pandemic hands on ! Thank you Nanavati Hospital for taking care of my Father and Sister and sending them home fully cured 🌼 Thank you Kokilaben hospital ! Indebted forever ! Thank youuuu everyone from the bottom of my heart for all the concern and warm wishes 🥰 So grateful to be on the positive recovery side of this Pandemic . Sincere and deep prayers for the entire world and their families who got hit with the serious side of the illness … 🤲🏽 #CovidRecovered #covid #ThankYouGod
On April 6, Morani’s two daughters Zoa and Shaza had tested positive for COVID-19 and two days later Morani tested positive for the first time. Both Shaza and Zoa, who were undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at different hospitals, were discharged on April 13 after testing negative for coronavirus.
Shaza had returned from Sri Lanka in the first week of March and Zoa had come back from Rajasthan around mid-March. Before them, Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor also tested positive for COVID-19 and has recovered now.
According to the Union Health Ministry’s updated figures, the total number of cases in India has reached 14,378 of which 11,906 are active cases. The death toll has climbed to 480.