The big names from Bollywood’s high profile family Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have tested positive for COVID-19.
Aishwarya’s daughter Aaradhya Bachchan is also infected but asymptomatic, however, the wife of Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan’s test came out to be negative.
Amitabh Bachchan broke to the news to his fans and followers via Twitter regarding the COVID-19, tweeting:
“I have tested Covid positive, shifted to hospital, hospital informing authorities, family and staff undergone tests, results awaited,” he wrote.
Abhishek via Twitter said that both father and son will remain hospital till doctors decide otherwise.
Amitabh Bachchan rushed to hospital after getting COVID-19 positive
Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan both were taken to hospital and remained there while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya will be self-isolating at their home. As per family sources both Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan have mild COVID-19 symptoms.
Aishwarya Rai – who won Miss World in 1994, was a goodwill ambassador for UNAIDS and famous Bollywood and Hollywood personality – and her daughter are said to be asymptomatic.
Amitabh Bachchan, the 77 years old actor who acted in over 200 Bollywood movies was taken to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai after showing mild coronavirus symptoms.
The Hospital officials have requested to those who have met the actors recently to come forward and get tested.
The municipal committee members have placed a banner outside the Bachchan’s house which states “Containment zone”.
A large number of followers on social media wished a speedy recovery to the COVID-19 positive Bachchan family.
Amitabh Bachchan was also seen helping the government to spread awareness in order to fight coronavirus.
India is in a dire situation as far as coronavirus is concerned. The country is now the third worst hit nation in the world after the United States and Brazil.
India has a total of 879,902 cases and over 23,200 fatalities due to coronavirus. The majority of the complaints observed are regarding the lack of testing and medical staff availability.
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