Mumbai: A day after veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for COVID-19, now actor Aishwarya Rai and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have also tested positive for coronavirus.
Health minister of Maharashtra Rajesh Tope took to Twitter and informed of the development. He wrote: “Smt.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan & Daughter Aaradhya Abhishek Bacchan have also been detected positive for Covid19. Smt. Jaya Bachchan ji is tested negative for covid19. We wish the Bachchan Family to get well soon with a speedy recovery.”
On July 12, Amitabh Bachchan posted on Twitter that anyone who was in close proximity of the actor in the last 10 days should get themselves tested for coronavirus. Abhishek Bacchan also took to social media and wrote: “Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. 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.”
As of now, both Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bacchan have been reported to be stable and are currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital.