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Aishwarya Rai, Aaradhya admitted to Nanavati Hospital for COVID-19

Updated on: 17 July,2020 10:19 PM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya who were tested positive for COVID-19 last week has been admitted to Mumbais Nanavati Hospital

Aishwarya Rai, Aaradhya admitted to Nanavati Hospital for COVID-19

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Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan who were tested positive for COVID-19 last week have been admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after experiencing mild fever, say reports. The actress and her daughter were living in isolation at home after testing positive over the past few days.

Aishwarya's husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan are already admitted in the same hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus. Jaya Bachchan has already been tested negetive for COVID-19.

According to ANI, daughter Aaradhya too has been shifted to the hospital.

Earlier on July 11, Amitabh Bachchan, 77, was admitted to the hospital after he said that he has tested positive for the coronavirus infection. Taking to Twitter, Bachchan said he has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

Amitabh in a tweet had also requested people in his close proximity for last 10 days to get themselves tested.  This is what he wrote- "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 !" (sic). Have a look right here:

Minutes after his tweet, Abhishek took to his Twitter account to confirm the news. "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 (sic)", he tweeted.

Amitabh Bachchan is constantly updating his social media feed, either with his health updates or sometimes just thanking each and everyone who are praying for his speedy recovery. Recently, the actor shared a quote urging people to introspect and steer clear of negative "trendsetters" in life.

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On July 13, PTI quoted a hospital insider as saying, "(Amitabh and Abhishek) are in the (isolation) ward and are clinically stable. At present, they do not requiring aggressive treatment. They are okay with the first line of medication. They are being given supportive therapy. Their vitals and appetite are fine."

Bachchan's well-wishers have organised prayers in various parts of the country including Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain, and Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi and Lucknow for the fast recovery of the 'Shahenshah' of Bollywood. Fans even performed 'yagya' in WB's Asansol for his recovery.

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