24 July 2024

Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital


Legendary Hindi film industry actor Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening.

Although the reason behind his rush to the hospital remained unknown immediately, but later Amitabh himself said he has been diagnosed with Covid-19.

Test results of his family and staff are awaited, the 77-year-old tweeted.

"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 !t," he wrote.

Amitabh Bachchan lives in Mumbai, which has been one of the worst hit cities by the deadly respiratory disease in India, recording 91,745 cases and 5,244 deaths so far.

Source: NDTV

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