After Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya has also tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
On Sunday afternoon, reports confirmed that two other members of the Bachchan family have tested positive for the virus. The results of the swab test of Jaya Bachchan have come out as negative.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for the novel coronavirus yesterday. Even as people were wishing him a speedy recovery, Abhishek Bachchan too announced that he has also been tested positive.
Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan have been admitted to the Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital in Mumbai. On Sunday, the spokesperson of the hospital came out and revealed that the condition of the superstar is stable. He said,
“Amitabh Bachchan is stable with mild symptoms and is currently admitted in the isolation unit of the hospital.”
Both the father and son took to Twitter and posted about their health on Saturday night. First, it was Amitabh Bachchan who announced he has been positive. He wrote,
“I have tested COVID positive. Shifted to Hospital. Hospital informing authorities, family and staff underwent tests, results awaited All that has been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested.”
Moments after that, Abhishek Bachchan too posted an update about his health and informed people that both him and Amitabh have mild symptoms. He also asked people to not panic. He wrote,
“Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to the hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you.”
Further details were shared by the health minister of Maharashtra, Rajesh Tope who put out a tweet saying,
“Amitabh Bachchan Ji and Abhishek had mild symptoms. They had a cough and fever. They underwent a rapid antigen test and (result) came positive. Since he (Amitabh) is co-morbid he has got himself admitted to the hospital. They both are normal. Their test was conducted today at the Nanavati hospital.”