‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’s Charvi Saraf reveals she has Covid-19 symptoms; says hospital refused to test her
‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ actress Charvi Saraf says she has all the symptoms of the novel Coronavirus but despite that, she is unable to get her test done in Delhi as the hospitals are ‘point-blank’ refusing to do so. Charvi, who plays Prerna’s sister in the Ekta Kapoor’s show, wrote an open letter for Pinkvilla in which she shared details of her ordeal.
The actress revealed that she started panicking when she started showing the symptoms of Covid-19. But things worsened when she was unable to get her test done. Even the Coronavirus helpline proved to be of no use to her. In her letter, Charvi wrote, “The first thing in the mind was to get a Covid-19 test done, I made few calls to the doctors who had been treating us for years, they said they don’t have COVID 19 test kits with them. Next, I called few private followed by Government hospitals nearby, they point blank refused saying this facility is not available here. All I wanted was someone to come over and do my tests as I wasn’t in the right energy or position to go to the hospital to get it tested.”
She further added her letter, “All I need is a Covid-19 test to be done so that my family and I know we are safe or not. Is it too much to ask for? I have been reading reports on how the Delhi government has been declining Covid-19 testing to suppress the figures. We also know how reports of people who are negative have been shown positive, which clearly indicates the inefficiency in testing. The government is making constant claims on having more than adequate test kits and arrangements for any emergency outbreak. But that doesn’t seem the case so. I initially thought some of these reports were fake, but now I am forced to believe them now.”
The actress ended her letter by questioning the efficiency of the Delhi government. “If getting a test done to know if a person is positive or negative is such an issue, I really don’t know how the government will help the people of Delhi. There are people who show symptoms and still do not come out in the open and speak, and there are people like me who wish to know the truth by getting tests done. But is the government and the hospitals really interested in people like us?” she wrote.
Earlier today we had come across reports of ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ actress Deepika Singh’s mother being unable to get admitted to a hospital in Delhi despite testing positive for Coronavirus.