Veteran Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for COVID-19.
Both of them revealed in tweets that they have been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after showing mild symptoms.
"I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital," Amitabh Bachchan, 77, wrote, saying his family and staff had already been tested and were awaiting their results.
T 3590 -I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 11, 2020
All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested !
His son Abhishek, 44, later said that he had also tested positive, and added that they had informed all the required authorities.
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