Actor Abhishek Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus

July 12, 2020: After Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for coronavirus earlier on Saturday and are admitted to hospital,

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July 12, 2020: After Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for coronavirus earlier on Saturday and are admitted to hospital, both of them revealed in tweets on Saturday night.

An hour after Amitabh Bachchan's tweet revealing his coronavirus diagnosis, Abhishek tweeted: "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." Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek are admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital.

In his tweet earlier, Amitabh Bachchan, 77, had said that his family members and staff have undergone tests for COVID-19 and their results are awaited. "I have tested COVID positive. Shifted to hospital... hospital informing authorities... family and staff undergone tests, results awaited," read a part of Mr Bachchan's tweet. "All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested," Mr Bachchan added in his tweet.

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