Amitabh Bachchan and his actor-son Abhishek Bachchan are currently admitted in the isolation ward of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in Mumbai, after testing positive for the Novel Coronavirus. According to the latest reports, the father-son duo are responding well to the treatment.
They will have to be in the hospital for at least seven days.” Another report on clipper28.com stated their next COVID-19 test will most likely be conducted after 5-6 days.
Earlier, it was reported that Amitabh and Abhishek are okay with first line of medication, and are being given supportive therapy.
Besides Amitabh and Abhishek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan have also tested positive for COVID-19. However, they are asymptomatic, and hence been asked to quarantine at home. Meanwhile, the four bungalows owned by the Bachchan family have been sealed and declared a containment zone by the BMC officials.
When the news of the Bachchan family testing positive for COVID-19 broke out, fans and many celebrities took to their respective social media to express concern over their health and wish them a speedy recovery. Later, in a post, Abhishek Bachchan requested everyone to stay calm and not panic.
More recently, Amitabh Bachchan expressed his gratitude to his fans and will-wishers with a tweet, in which he said that though he could not individually respond to each of them, he was moved by their love for him.