Television world’s heartthrob Parth Samthaan on Sunday took to Instagram to inform that he has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Kasautii Zindagii Kay actor had recently resumed shooting for the hit drama after restrictions were lifted on June 27th. The actor said he was showing mild symptoms for the viral infection. The actor in his post urged everyone who may have come in contact with him to undergo precautionary COVID-19 test. Parth will currently stay under self isolation and is said to be in constant contact with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
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Hi everyone , I have been tested Postive for covid 19 .although I have mild symptoms.. I would urge and request everyone whose been with me in close promitixy over the last few days please go and get yourself tested . The Bmc has regularly been in touch and with the doctors guidance I am in self quarantine and I am grateful to them for all their support . Please be safe and take care ?
Meanwhile, shoots for the popular drama has been halted until reports of every other cast and crew members are negative. Karan Patel who recently joined the cast of Kasautii Zindagii Kay as Mr. Rishab Bajaj reassured fans that “all is good under the hood”. Karan also informed that he will take necessary swab test to rule out any possibility of the infection.
The makers of the show Balaji Telefilms and Ekta Kapoor have released a statement to inform about their next step. The statement assures everyone that the production house is taking all the necessary precautions mentioned in the guidelines.
“We would like to inform various stakeholders that one of our talent from the show ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’ has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now receiving medical attention. Our first priority is to help protect our talent, production crew and employees. We are taking all the precautions detailed in the guideline. We were and will continue following all medical protocols set by the authorities and have implemented guidelines concerning social interactions, hygiene, travel and visits to the sets.”
All necessary precautions being taken, SOPs being followed. Health & safety comes first to us all at Balaji.
Jai Mata Di ?? https://t.co/9aSYXtKCY0
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektarkapoor) July 12, 2020
Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 stars Parth Samthaan and Erica Fernandez, Karan Patel in the lead roles. The show has revamped for a season 2 after its iconic run in the 2000s.