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Aaradhya Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus

Aaradhya Bachchan's father Abhishek Bachchan and grandfather Amitabh Bachchan were tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. They are currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 12, 2020 7:12:12 pm
Aaradhya Bachchan, Aaradhya Bachchan covid 19, Aaradhya Bachchan coronavirus Aaradhya Bachchan has tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan/Instagram)

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan on Sunday revealed that daughter Aaradhya Bachchan and wife, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have tested positive for coronavirus. He added Jaya Bachchan and other family members, meanwhile, have tested negative for COVID-19.

Abhishek took to Twitter to share the news. He tweeted, “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 🙏🏽”

The news comes a day after Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan confirmed that they have contracted COVID-19.

Amitabh Bachchan, 77, had on Sunday posted on Twitter, “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 Bachchan has urged 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. 🙏🏽”

Read | Celebs wish Amitabh and Abhishek a speedy recovery

Aaradhya Bachchan, 8, was born in November 2011.

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