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Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test Corona positive

Mumbai/New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for Coronavirus late on Saturday evening and has been admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital. Abhishek has also tested positive, according to reports.

Amitabh took to Twitter to share the news. He tweeted: "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 wrote: "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."

According to sources at the hospital, Amitabh was experiencing breathlessness. On Saturday, around 10 pm, he was rushed to the hospital.

Actors and other Bollywood colleagues have tweeted their wishes for Amitabh and Abhishek's quick recovery. Taapsee Pannu wrote, "And you shall be back to health n happiness soon!champ !" Sonu Sood wrote, "Get well soon sir."

"Sending you tons of love and best wishes ... please take care ... you ll be okay very soon!" wrote Neha Dhupia.

Meanwhile, after Karan Johar, Janhvi Kapoor and Aamir Khan's staff, veteran actress Rekha's security guard tested positive for COVID-19. Her bungalow in Mumbai has been sealed by the civic body BMC. It has also put out an official notice outside the building declaring it a containment zone.

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