Just when the news of Amitabh Bachchan being tested positive for Coronavirus broke the internet and made the fans of Big B to lose their calm, the news of his son Junior Bachchan- Abhishek Bachchan also tested positive followed and spread like a forest fire on the internet.
While sharing the update with the fans, Amitabh 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!”
T 3590 -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 !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
Later, the update was followed by Abhishek Bachchan’s tweet as he announced :
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. 🙏🏽
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 11, 2020
The announcement prompted fans to flood the internet with wishes for their quick recovery.
As per the latest update by the news agencies, both have been admitted to the hospital and the authorities have ordered everyone who has met the two in last few days to come forward and get themselves tested.
While giving the health update of Amitabh, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, “He is asymptomatic and stable.”
The news has made the public more conscious of the pandemic as if these celebs with all the best facilities around them can get infected, then no one is safe and we should not take Coronavirus and the guideline by the government lightly.