Sonam Kapoor tested positive for swine flu, admitted in Sterling Hospital

 Rajkot:Sonam Kapoor, 28, Bollywood actor who was shooting for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in Gondal, Rajkot district, was admitted in an ICU after she tested positive for swine flu.

Lead actress in the film Sonam Kapoor had reportedly arrived at Rajkot airport and left for Gondal on February 25 and then proceeded to Gondal’s royal Orchard Palace to join Salman Khan and Anupam Kher for shooting of the film. “She had been having a fever since after the day she came in and is admitted to a city-based hospital today. Meanwhile there is no ruckus on the film set and no-one else has shown any symptoms so far and shooting has resumed in the palace premises,” said a source close to the development.

She was taken to Sterling Hospital in Rajkot on Saturday and was tested positive for swine flu. Spokesperson for Sterling Hospital confirmed the actress had tested positive for H1N1 virus. “She had been admitted to the hospital at around 10 am on Saturday. Dr Chirag Matravadiya, examined her. As the patient had symptoms of cold, fever etc, the doctor recommended her swine flu test. The lab tests came positive for H1N1virus in the evening,” said the spokesperson.
“Right now, she is being treated in an intensive care unit in isolation ward of our hospital. Doctors treating her are saying that her condition is stable,” added the spokesperson.
The hospital further added that arrangements were being made to shift Sonam Kapur to Mumbai through an air ambulance and that she was likely to leave the Rajkot hospital by 8:30 pm.
Sources at the palace in Gondal where the film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is being shot said that the shooting of the film had resumed even as Sonam Kapoor had been admitted in the hospital on Saturday.
Sources at the hospital also said that her physical trainer had also reportedly tested positive.