Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan test positive for COVID-19

In a Twitter post, the actor has confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive

By Author  |  Published: 11th Jul 2020  11:15 pmUpdated: 12th Jul 2020  12:28 am

Mumbai:  Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening. In a Twitter post, the actor has confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive.

“T 3590 -I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited .. All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!” tweeted @SrBachchan.

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Abhishek too tweeted: “Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to 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 are awaited. Bachchan was recently seen in Shoojit Sircar’s “Gulabo Sitabo”, co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, which was released digitally on Amazon Prime Video.

His upcoming films are “Chehre”, “Jhund” and “Brahmastra”. He is also scheduled to host the season 12 of the popular quiz show, “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.