Amitabh tweeted to inform his fans, “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!”
Abhishek, meanwhile, asked fans to stay calm and not panic. He 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.”
On Sunday, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan were tested positive for coronavirus as well. The rest of the family members, including Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan and her children, tested negative.
While Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan have been advised to stay at the Nanavati hospital, Aishwarya and Aaradhya will quarantine at home.
“Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home. The BMC has been updated of their situation and are doing the needful.The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers,” Abhishek wrote.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan were also tested. Aishwarya and Aaradhya have tested positive and are also admitted to Nanavati hospital. Meanwhile, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Navya Naveli Nanda and Adgasthya Nanda have tested negative for COVID-19.
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11:46 IST Monday, 13 July 2020
After sanitizing bungalows in Jalsa and Janak on Sunday, the BMC has appointed a team of 12 people once again to sanitize the four bungalows owned by Bachchans – Janak, Jalsa, Prateeksha and Vatsa. An official confirmed the same to Zee News, also stating that a decision would be taken on how many days will the bungalows will be sanitized for.14:53 IST Sunday, 12 July 2020
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan have tested positive for coronavirus, confirms Assistant Commissioner Vishwas Mote. Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Navya Naveli Nanda and Agasthya Nanda, on the other hand, have tested negative.11:43 IST Sunday, 12 July 2020
Amitabh Bachchan in good health, confirms Mumbai Mayor Kishori. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan test negative and will be in isolation, added the mayor, also stating that Jalsa is in containment zone and nobody will be allowed to enter or exit from there.9:16 IST Sunday, 12 July 2020
Amitabh Bachchan will post medical bulletins twice in a day on his social media accounts to keep fans and followers updated on his health.
9:15 IST Sunday, 12 July 2020
Mumbai police will ensure that no crowd gathers around either Nanavati hospital or Amtiabh’s home Jalsa in Juhu. Only media personalities would be allowed.
Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) visited all the three bungalows owned by the Bachchan family to sanitise them and also for contact tracing.