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Bollywood Actor Vicky Kaushal Tests Positive for COVID-19

Vicky Kaushal is the latest Bollywood actor to contract COVID-19 it emerges on Monday.

The actor confirmed the development in a statement shared on social media.

“Inspite of all care and precautions, unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all essential protocols, I am under home quarantine, taking medication as prescribed by my doctor. I request all those who came in contact with me to immediately get tested. Take care and stay safe,”  said Vicky Kaushal in an Instagram post.

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A post shared by Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09)

Furthermore, Vicky Kaushik’s co-star Bhumi Pednekar has also tested positive for Covid-19 on the same day.

The actress shared her health update in an Instagram post and urged everyone who came in contact with her recently to get themselves tested immediately.

“I have tested positive for Covid-19. As of today, I have mild symptoms, but am feeling ok and have isolated myself. I am following the protocol given by my doctor and health professionals,” Bhumi wrote in a statement shared on Instagram.

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Bhumi and Vicky have shared the screen in Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship.

While earlier in the day, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, who had tested positive for novel coronavirus on Sunday, April 4, admitted himself to hospital in Mumbai. 

“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 am under home quarantine and have sought 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,” the star shared the latest update in a tweet.



In the last couple of days, Bollywood celebrities including Govinda, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, R Madhavan, and many others have contracted the virus.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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