New Delhi: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar is the latest Indian celebrity who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actress shared the news on social media. On Monday, Bhumi took to her official Instagram handle and informed her fans that she has ‘mild symptoms’ but is otherwise feeling alright and is in-home quarantine. She wrote, “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. If you have been in contact with me, request you to please get tested immediately.”
The actress also urged her fans not to take the pandemic lightly. She wrote, “Steam, Vit – C. Food and a Happy Mood are my go-to. Please don’t take the current situation lightly, even though i followed utmost precaution and care I’ve contracted it. Wear a mask, keep washing your hands, maintain social distancing and be mindful of your general behaviour.”
On the Workfront, Bhumi will be next seen in Badhaai Do with Rajkummar Rao. Directed by Harshvardhan Kulkarni, it is a sequel to Badhaai Ho. While Bhumi will be seen in the role of a Physical Education teacher, Rajkummar will essay the role of a Delhi cop.
In the last few days, Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Alia Bhatt, Kartik Aaryan, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, R Madhavan and others contracted the virus. Akshay Kumar shared his health update with his fans on social media. He took to his official Instagram handle and wrote “I wish to inform everyone that earlier this morning I 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 soon.” his social media post read.