Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who was tested positive for Swine Flu on Saturday, will be airlifted from Rajkot to Mumbai for further treatment.
Civil aviation regulator DGCA approved airlifting the actress.
According to reports, the actress wasn’t feeling well and complained of sore throat and high fever before she got herself checked.
She was admitted in Sterling Hospital in Rajkot and samples of her blood were taken for tests, which confirmed her ailment.
Sonam was in Rajkot for the shooting of her upcoming film 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' which is produced under the banner of Rajshri.
"Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu today and she is being treated at Sterling hospital in the city," Rajkot district collector Manisha Chandra said on Saturday.
"She probably contracted swine flu from her physical trainer in Mumbai and by the time she came here she was already suffering from the symptoms," added Chandra.
The 29-year-old actress is here to shoot for Rajshri Production's upcoming film 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' in which she stars opposite Salman Khan.
State health commissioner J P Gupta said that the actress had mild fever and cold when she arrived here from Mumbai.
Dr Chirag Matravadiya, who is treating the actress, said she has been kept in isolation.