Actor Akshay Kumar was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the middle of filming Ram setu. The actor was scheduled to continue filming in Madh Island, Mumbai on April 5. With him, 100 junior artists were supposed to join the shoot.
According to reports, producer Vikram Malhotra has made it mandatory for everyone to get tested before arriving on sets of Ram setu. Now, 45 out of 100 junior artists are reported to have tested positive for COVID-19.
On Sunday, Akshay Kumar revealed in a note that he had contracted coronavirus. “I want to let everyone know that earlier this morning I tested positive for COVID-19. By following all the protocols, I immediately isolated myself. I am in home quarantine and have requested the necessary medical care, ”he wrote.
“I sincerely ask everyone who has come in contact with me to get tested and take care of it. Back in action soon! ” he said.
Akshay Kumar is the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19. Aamir Khan, Kartik Aaryan, R Madhavan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Fatima Sana Shaikh, among others, have contracted coronavirus. Some have now improved while some are recovering.
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