Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19, discharged from hospital


Team Udayavani, Aug 8, 2020, 4:13 PM IST

Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Saturday said that he has tested negative for COVID-19 and expressed gratitude to the medical staff for taking care of him during his recovery.

Abhishek, his father, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, actor-wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan were all admitted at the isolation ward of the Nanavati Hospital here after they tested positive for COVID-19 in July.

The 44-year-old actor, who was diagnosed with the virus and shifted to the hospital isolation ward on July 11 along with his father, shared the news of his negative report on Instagram.

“I TOLD YOU!!! Discharge plan: YES!! This afternoon I tested Covid-19 NEGATIVE. Thank you all for your prayers and wishes. I’m so happy to be able to go home,” Abhishek wrote alongside a picture of his ‘My Care Board’ from the hospital.

“My eternal gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff at Nanavati Hospital for taking such good care of me and my family and helping us beat Covid-19. We couldn’t have done it without them,” he added.

Amitabh, who was discharged from the hospital last week, also shared the news of Abhishek’s homecoming on Twitter.

“Abhishek tests negative for CoviD .. discharged from Hospital..On his way home .. GOD IS GREAT. Thank you Ef and well wishers for your PRAYERS ,” he tweeted.

Earlier on Saturday, the 77-year-old star had revealed on his blog that Abhishek underwent another test for coronavirus.

“I must admit that there is anxiety now for Abhishek … He has his swab test this morning and by the evening we shall know if he can come home. Prayers,” he had written on his blog.

Aishwarya, 46, and eight-year-old Aaradhya, who were initially quarantining at their home, were shifted to the Nanavati hospital on July 17 and were discharged 10 days later.

Throughout their hospitalisation, Abhishek had kept his fans and well-wishers updated about the family’s health through his Twitter posts.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Former CM B S Yediyurappa’s granddaughter found dead in Bengaluru

Total sham: HC on BBMP’s report claiming it has filled up majority potholes

B’luru: War of words between on-duty cop and legislator at Shasakara Bhavana

Bantwal: Toddy tapper falls from palm tree, dies

CM Bommai adopts cows on his 62nd birthday

B’luru: Businessman accuses his driver of stealing, selling his Mercedes-Benz

K’taka Edu Min hints at reopening of schools for Classes 1-9 in Bengaluru


Related Articles More

Tried not to think of Dr Homi Bhabha’s legacy, greatness while playing the role: Jim Sarbh

Prime Video announces psychological thriller series ‘Bestseller’

Kanye West announces ‘Donda 2’, album to release in Feb 2022

Lionsgate Play renews ‘Hiccups and Hookups’ for season two

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ to release on Feb 25

MUST WATCH

DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF RICE EXPLAINED

History and Significance of Barkur

Udayavani News Bulletin 27-1-2022

A Crow In Obalapura Village In Chitradurga Is Attacking 7 People

DK Shivakumar Press meet


Latest Additions

Gym owners to stage protest on Sat, demand fitness centres be allowed to reopen

Tried not to think of Dr Homi Bhabha’s legacy, greatness while playing the role: Jim Sarbh

Budget session: Cong decides to work with like-minded parties; raise farmers issue, border dispute

Indian cricket in good hands under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy: Sammy

Army trainer aircraft crashes near Gaya, occupants safe

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.