Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test COVID-19 positive

Entertainment Desk
12 July 2020, Sun
Published: 07:32 Updated: 09:29

Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test COVID-19 positive

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive on Saturday. He was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening later which he tweeted and gave the information about his health. 

Soon after Big B tweeted to confirm that he has been hospitalized with COVID-19 infection, the Bollywood icon's son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, also took to social media on Saturday night to state that he has tested positive to the novel coronavirus. 

The COVID-19 antigen test reports of Jaya Bachchan, her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan are negative, while swab test results are awaited. 

Nanavati Hospital Dr. Ansari stated that the 77-year-old senior actor is not on ventilation and is comfortable. Further details are awaited. Meanwhile, know each and every detail related to the Bachchan family's health here:

Amitabh Bachchan is stable and not on a ventilator, reveals Dr. Ansari from Nanavati Hospital. "He was not intention at all and was comfortable. All of his preliminary reports are satisfactory," reveals the doctor to India TV.

Nanavati Hospital, where both Abhishek and Amitabh Bachchan are admitted is at Ville Parle is near to the actor's residence in Juhu area. 

Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek, who tested positive for COVID-19 have very mild symptoms of coronavirus including cough and fever, reveal sources. Their houses Prateeksha and Jalsa will be sealed by BMC and other buildings in the area will be sanitized. Amitabh Bachchan's house comes in the BMC's ward. So far, 5300 Corona positive cases have been found in this ward, there are 1445 active cases.

Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan informed everyone that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The information was also shared on Instagram along with a picture and caption reading: "I have tested CoviD positive ..  shifted to Hospital  .. hospital informing authorities. family and staff have 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!"

Soon after Senior Bachchan's tweet, his son Abhishek Bachchan had tweeted to confirm that he too had tested COVID positive. 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.