On Saturday night, Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan were tested positive for the coronavirus. The father-son duo took to twitter to break out the news. They both asked the people who they interacted with in last 10 days, to get themselves tested. The Bachchan family were advised to take the swab test for safety.
In the recent update, Maharastra Health Minister Rajesh Tope released a video on Twitter talking about the health of the Bachchan family. He said that the results of other Bachchan family members who were tested for the novel coronavirus, will be out on Sunday.
Watch the video here :
— Rajesh Tope (@rajeshtope11) July 11, 2020
In a video message late on Saturday night, Tope wished a speedy recovery to father-son duo. “Both Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan underwent Antigen test and they have tested positive for Covid-19. Other family members including Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were also tested and their results will come tomorrow (Sunday),” he said.
“As Bachchan ji has specifically said in his tweet that all people who came in contact with him past five to seven days should get tested and quarantine themselves. I pray to god that Amitabh Bachchan Ji recovers from this soon,” he added.
Many celebrities and well known personalities wished for speedy recovery of Bachchan family. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav were among those who wished them for speedy recovery.
The Bollywood industry and fans are shocked after hearing this news. Everyone around the world is now praying for the family’s health. We wish the entire Bachchan family and staff members a speedy recovery and the best treatment.