Amitabh Bachchan shared this photo. (Image courtesy: srbachchan)
- Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalows have been sealed after proper sanitization
- The residents of the bungalows have been placed under a 14-day quarantine
- Amitabh Bachchan tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday
COVID-19-positive Amitabh Bachchan’s all four bungalows – Pratiksha, Janak, Vatsa and Jalsa, where the actor currently lives with his family – have been sealed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday, reported news agency ANI. The actor and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, tested positive for the virus on Saturday, following which Big B’s family members, including his wife Jaya, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya, and his staff also took the coronavirus test. BMC, on Sunday, revealed that 30 people working at the bungalows have been tested for coronavirus and their results are awaited, reported ANI. Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalows have been sealed after proper sanitization and all residents have been placed under a 14-day quarantine.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive for the virus while Jaya Bachchan has tested negative. Sharing details about his wife and daughter’s coronavirus diagnosis, Abhishek Bachchan tweeted on Sunday evening: “Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self-quarantining at home. The BMC has been updated on their situation and is doing the needful” and added: “The rest of the family, including my mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers.”
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
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 12, 2020
On Saturday evening, Amitabh Bachchan revealed his coronavirus diagnosis in a tweet, in which he wrote: “I have tested COVID-19 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
Just an hour after Mr Bachchan’s tweet, Abhishek Bachchan also revealed in a tweet that he is COVID-19 positive. The actor, in his latest post on Instagram today, asked his fans to “not panic.” “Yesterday, 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. The BMC has been in touch and we are complying with them. I request all to stay calm and not panic,” he wrote.
Actress Rekha’s bungalow has also been sealed by the BMC after her security guard was diagnosed with COVID-19.