On Sunday Amitabh Bachchan’s home in Mumbai got sealed after he along with his family members Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aradhya tested positive for COVID-19. Fortunately, Jaya Bachchan tested negative for COVID-19.
The Mumbai house of Amitabh Bachchan “Jalsa” declared as containment zone due to the coronavirus spread.
They are admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital.
As per the report from News18, the entire premises of Amitabh Bachchan’s house were being sanitized. Further, the visuals showed the civic body officials hoisting banners outside Bachchan’s bungalow to make that area as containment zone.
NDTV reported the statement from Nanavati Hospital that said both Amitabh and Abhishek are “now stable with mild symptoms.” They are currently admitted in the isolation unit of the hospital.
“Huge responsibility on our shoulders to treat the biggest [Bollywood] icon and his son,” Dr Abdul Samad, head of critical care in Nanavati hospital told the channel. “Their condition is stable. They have mild symptoms and their vitals are under control.”
Samad further added that the peak impact of the Covid-19 infection on the body is usually witnessed by the 10th to 12th day. “Today would be fifth day since Amitabh ji’s symptoms had surfaced,” he added. “[We] have to watch closely for another seven days and see how the disease evolves…in the next three days, we will be able to see the evolution trajectory… [It is] very likely that he may remain to have a very mild version.”
Meanwhile, Abhishek Bachchan in an Instagram post on Sunday asked everyone to stay calm and not panic. “Yesterday [Saturday], both my father and I tested positive for Covid-19,” he wrote. “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.”
On Saturday Amitabh said that anyone who got near him in the last 10 days should get themself tested.
Maharashtra has been the state worst affected by the coronavirus for months now, with 2.46 lakh cases. Mumbai alone has almost 92,000 cases, and is India’s second-worst affected city in the country, after Delhi.