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Who would've thought there would come a time when hugs and kisses would become just emoticons on WhatsApp! The highly contagious Coronavirus has taken many lives across the world, and there is still no cure found. The cases are rising exponentially in numbers, and no one is safe. Since almost every sector is getting back to work as the unlock in the country has started, the chances of getting the virus are high. The first bout of which we had seen, when our TV screens had flashed the news of Bollywood's Bachchan family, namely, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aaradhya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan testing positive for COVID-19. Now, in the latest reports, the authorities may have found the plausible route of the virus' transmission into the Bachchan household. Scroll down to know more! (Recommended Read: Farah Khan Shares An Unseen Picture With Her Mother From Her Mehendi Ceremony)
On July 11, 2020, the whole nation had gone in shock when the news of Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan testing positive for COVID-19 had come out. Followed after a little while was the news of his son, Abhishek Bachchan, his wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and their daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan also testing positive for COVID-19. The actor had confirmed the news on his Instagram handle and posted a picture of himself, and had captioned it as "This evening I tested positive for COVID 19 .. have been shifted to Hospital .. authorities informed .. family and staff tested results awaited .. all those that came in close proximity to me in the last 10 days please get yourself tested."
According to reports flashed in ABP news, it is mentioned that Abhishek Bachchan might have contracted the virus when he had visited a dubbing studio in Versova on July 8, 2020, for dubbing of his recently released web-series, Breathe: Into The Shadows. There's another theory as well, according to which, the bungalow of Bachchans, Jalsa which is in Juhu, is considered to be in the vicinity of COVID-19 hotspot, Andheri. As they reside with family in their lavish bungalow Jalsa, the Bachchans might have caught the virus via local transmission. The authorities haven't confirmed the route yet, while fans are praying for the speedy recovery of the Bachchan family.
Health Minister, Rajesh Tope had confirmed the news of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter, Aradhya Bachchan contracting COVID-19 on his Twitter handle. His tweet could be read as "Smt. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Daughter Aaradhya Abhishek Bacchan have also been detected positive for Covid19. Smt. Jaya Bachhan ji is tested negative for covid19. We wish the Bacchan Family to get well soon with a speedy recovery."
Amit ji took to his IG handle on July 12, 2020, and expressed gratitude towards everyone who has prayed for the speedy recovery of the Bachchan family. He posted a picture of himself with a note which can be read as "To them that have expressed their concern, their prayers and their wishes for Abhishek Aishwarya Aaradhya and me, my unending gratitude and love. I put my hands together and say thank you." (Also Read: Priyanka Chopra Jonas Shares An Unseen Childhood Picture To Wish Her Baby Brother, Siddharth)
Amitabh ji and Abhishek are admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. According to the sources at the hospital, Amit ji was experiencing breathlessness, and he was taken to the hospital on Saturday. However, in a report as per the Hindustan Times, a doctor had said, "He is stable with minor breathlessness but considering his age and previous illnesses including tuberculosis, his condition might deteriorate." (You May Also Like: Karan Patel Opens Up On Trolls Attacking His Wife, Ankita Bhargava, Says 'Will Never Leave Her')
We wish the Bachchan family to get well soon!
The last week came as a shocker for the entire nation when one of the most affluent families of nation and B-town, the Bachchans were tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. On July 11, 2020, the news of Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan being tested positive for COVID-19 had come out.Read More