Late on Saturday, the reports of Amitabh Bachchan testing positive for COVID-19 took social media by the storm. The actor, who is currently undergoing treatment for the same, has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. After tweeting about his status, his son Abhishek Bachchan too, announced that he tested positive shortly after on Twitter.
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
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
While Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have tested negative, fans and celebrities on social media have wished the Bachchan family a speedy recovery:
Get well soon amit uncle. All my love and prayers..
— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) July 11, 2020
He is a fighter. He will come out of this ... He wins over everything.. This time too.. He will be fine I pray that Amit uncle gets well soon ... back home safe & healthy @SrBachchan
— Esha Deol (@Esha_Deol) July 11, 2020
Prayers... You’re a fighter & the personification of ‘Survivor’... FIGHT!!
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) July 11, 2020
Speedy recovery sir You will be fine soon! @SrBachchan https://t.co/pD3ctrmiGC
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) July 11, 2020
Get well soon sir . Be god with you and stay blessed. @SrBachchan https://t.co/gJwxG9Wix0
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) July 11, 2020
God no no ... this is the worst news .. wishing the God of our film industry and the living legend we alllll love and worship @SrBachchan the speediest recovery ... prayers pic.twitter.com/s2XccUQBnl
— ameesha patel (@ameesha_patel) July 11, 2020