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Amitabh Bachchan Hospitalised July 11, 2020 with mild symptoms of Coronavirus. (Twitter)

Amitabh Bachchan Rushed to Nanavati Hospital with Coronavirus

Bollywood’s top actor Amitabh Bachchan said he was infected with the coronavirus and rushed to  Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. Initial reports said the symptoms are not severe and the members of his family are also undergoing tests, with results pending.

In a tweet, Amitabh Bachchan said,”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 ! ”

More details are awaited and doctors are still conducting tests on him in the hospital. The most beloved actor of Indian Bollywood did not hesitate to warn all those who came in close proximity to him to go for coronavirus test. “All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested,” he advised.

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

The social media has gone into frenzy within minutes after the megastar tweeted his positive results. Many users have begun searching for his condition and Google Search has hit the roof with the search. While many people started wishing him a speedy recovery, the entire Bollywood swamped the Twitter platform to send him good wishes for his recovery. It remains to be seen whether any of his family members are also infected.

Ever since the coronavirus started in India, Amitabh Bachchan has been appearing continuously on TV for the last four months actively spreading awareness about corona and advising people to take  extreme precautions. 


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