Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai on Saturday evening according to reporters in Indian media. The actor took to Twitter to confirm that he had tested positive for Coronavirus and asking all those who had come in contact with him in the past 10 days to get tested as well. He mentions that the family and staff at his residence have undergone testing as well and their results are awaited. The 77-year-old was last seen in Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo that released on Amazon Prime Video.
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 !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
The Actor has been admitted in the isolation unit at Mumbai’s Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital. The actor has confirmed that he will keep updating via Twitter. His son, actor Abhishek Bachchan also tested positive for Covid-19 last night, according to separate tweets by the two.
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. 🙏🏽
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 11, 2020
Meanwhile, the Covid-19 antigen test reports of Jaya Bachchan, her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya are negative, while swab test results are awaited [UPDATE].