Earlier, Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan had been hospitalized on an urgent basis after being tested Covid-19 positive. Now, it is being reported that, Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have also been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai on account of contracting the virus.
Aishwarya and Aaradhya had tested positive for coronavirus on July 12. Rest of the family members, including Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan and her children, had tested negative for the virus.
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 Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 12, 2020
Aishwarya and Aaradhya were previously recommended to quarantine at home.
Amitabh Bachchan on his Twitter handle broke the news about his coronavirus diagnosis. He tweeted, “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!”
Just a few hours later, Abhishek Bachchan shared on Twitter, “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 July 13, PTI quoted a hospital insider as saying, “(Amitabh and Abhishek) are in the (isolation) ward and are clinically stable. At present, they do not requiring aggressive treatment. They are okay with the first line of medication. They are being given supportive therapy. Their vitals and appetite are fine.”
The four bungalows of the family in Juhu had been sealed and declared containment zones.