Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya test positive for COVID-19, Jaya Bachchan negative: Maharashtra Health Minister
Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan are stable and are showing mild symptoms, said the hospital authorities.
In another development in the COVID-19 situation in the Bachchan family, now both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have tested positive, said Maharashtra Public Health and Family Welfare minister Rajesh Tope.
The minister tweeted out saying, “Smt.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan & Daughter Aaradhya Abhishek Bacchan have also been detected positive for Covid19. Smt. Jaya Bachchan ji is tested negative for covid19. We wish the Bachchan Family to get well soon with a speedy recovery.”
With this, now four members of the Bachchan family have tested positive for the virus. On Saturday night both Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan had tested COVID-19 positive and was admitted to hospital with mild symptoms.
While Amitabh Bachchan asked people who were in close proximity to him in the last ten days to get themselves tested, Abhishek Bachchan requested people to stay calm. The latter’s post read, “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.”
On the other hand, Jaya Bachchan, daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and her children Navya Naveli Nanda and Agastya Nanda have been tested negative.
Meanwhile Bachchans' residence 'Jalsa' has been sealed off and declared a containment zone by the BMC.