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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan have both tested positive for coronavirus.

Bachchan is considered a living legend in Hindi films and has appeared in more than 180 films in a career spanning five decades.

According to reports, the Bollywood star and his son have been admitted at a Mumbai hospital following the development.

Amitabh confirmed the news of their diagnosis on Twitter, while his son revealed that they have mild symptoms

The rest of his family and staff have undergone tests and are currently awaiting their results.

The 77-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to tweet: “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!

His son Abhishek, also took to Twitter to confirm the news.

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,” he tweets

According to India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country has 292,258 active cases, while 534,620 patients have recovered. At least 22,674 people have died from the virus in India.

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