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Coronavirus: Actor Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital

CT Report
Filed on August 2, 2020
Amitabh Bachchan, discharged, hospital, Nanavati, Mumbai, Covid-19, coronavirus

He has tested negative for Covid-19.

After a 23-day stay at Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged after testing negative for Covid-19, as per a Twitter post by his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan.

"My father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him," Abhishek tweeted.

Abhishek also announced that he will remain in hospital, in a separate tweet.

"I, unfortunately due to some comorbidities remain Covid-19 positive and remain in hospital. Again, thank you all for your continued wishes and prayers for my family. Very humbled and indebted. I'll beat this and come back healthier! Promise," he tweeted.

Amitabh also tweeted later to announce that he is Covid-19 negative. He wrote, "I have tested CoVid- have been discharged. I am back home in solitary quarantine. Grace of the Almighty, blessings of Ma Babuji, prayers & duas of near & dear & friends fans EF .. and the excellent care and nursing at Nanavati made it possible for me to see this day."

Both Amitabh and Abhishek had been hospitalised following a Covid-19 positive diagnosis on July 11.


 
 
 
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