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Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Govinda test positive for COVID-19

Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Govinda have tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.

As per Govinda’s wife Sunita, The Coolie No. 1 actor is presently in-home quarantine and has mild symptoms.

While the other members of the family and staff have tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

A spokesperson issued an official statement on behalf of the actor which says, “Despite utmost precautions, unfortunately, Mr. Govinda Ahuja has tested positive for Covid-19. He has mild symptoms and is under home quarantine.

“Mrs. Sunita Ahuja requests all those who came in contact with him in the recent past to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure.

“He seeks blessings and wishes of his fans, friends, and everyone from India and abroad.”

Earlier in the day, Akshay Kumar took to social media to inform his fans and followers that he has also tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

He also urged everyone who came in contact with him to get tested.

The actor was shooting for his next, Ram Setu, along with Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha. And  had wrapped up shooting for Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush a week ago.

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A note shared on social media, Akshay read, “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols, I have immediately isolated myself. I’m under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care. Back in action very soon.”


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