Amitabh, Abhishek’s condition stable

Aishwarya, Aaradhya test positive for corona; Jaya tests negative

13 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Amitabh, Abhishek’s condition stable

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan are ‘feeling better’ as they get treated for coronavirus at Nanavati Hospital, Dr Abdul Samad Ansari, director of Critical Care Services at the hospital, said on Sunday. On the other hand, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive for Coronavirus, while Jaya Bachchan has tested negative, report agencies.

Earlier on Saturday the father-son duo posted on Twitter that they had tested positive for COVID-19 and are in the hospital’s isolation ward. "I have tested COVID positive. Shifted to hospital. Hospital informing authorities, family and staff undergone tests, results awaited," Amitabh, 77, tweeted. Soon after his father’s tweet, Abhishek, 44, wrote on social media that both of them had mild symptoms and requested everybody to be calm.

“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, wrote Abhishek Bachchan. 

On Sunday, Ansari said both the actors are "stable". "Both Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek are comfortable and feeling better. General blood chemistries are acceptable with stable vitals. Both slept well and had their breakfasts. They are stable," Ansari told PTI.

On Sunday, Health Minister Rajesh Tope had confirmed the same on Twitter, "Smt.Aishwarya Rai Bacchan & Daughter Aaradhya Abhishek Bacchan have also been detected positive for Covid19. Smt. Jaya Bachhan ji is tested negative for covid19. We wish the Bacchan Family to get well soon with a speedy recovery."


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