scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, August 08, 2020

Bachchans stable, 26 staffers test negative for coronavirus

Twenty-six staffers working across four bungalows of the Bachchans tested negative for coronavirus on Monday.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: July 14, 2020 4:54:30 am
Abhishek Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday night. (Photo: Abhishek Bachchan/Instagram)

Actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, who were admitted to Nanavati Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, are stable, hospital authorities said on Monday. Abhishek will be discharged soon, they added.

Twenty-six staffers working across four bungalows of the Bachchans tested negative for coronavirus on Monday.

In all, 54 close contacts of the family were traced. While most were staffers, BMC officials said they also traced people who had come in contact with Abhishek Bachchan, as he had travelled recently for film-related work. Of the 54 contacts, while 26 were tested, 28 low-risk contacts have been sent to home quarantine.

Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday night. Following this, Amitabh’s daughter-in-law and actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and eight-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya tested positive on Sunday.

The four bungalows of the family in Juhu-Vile Parle have been sealed and declared containment zones.

Actor-politician and Amitabh’s wife Jaya Bachchan has tested negative.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement