Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh/Mumbai, July 12
A confusion over the check outcomes of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her eight-year-old daughter Aaradhya Bachchan was created after Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope deleted his tweet that claimed “they tested COVID-19 positive”.
In a tweet, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope revealed that Aishwarya, who’s married to Abhishek Bachchan, had examined optimistic as had the couple’s younger daughter; Jaya Bachchan examined detrimental, Tope introduced—simply minutes later, nonetheless, he deleted the tweet.
Earlier on Sunday, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar had stated Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya had examined detrimental for coronavirus.
The mayor’s assertion got here a day after Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan stated they’d examined optimistic for COVID-19 and have been admitted to a hospital right here.
The mayor had stated the Bachchan residence is now a containment zone and all residents have been quarantined for 14 days.
Amitabh and his son Abhishek are “feeling better” as they get handled for coronavirus at Nanavati Hospital, Dr Abdul Samad Ansari, director of Critical Care Services on the hospital, stated on Sunday.
The father-son duo on Saturday posted on Twitter that they’d examined optimistic for COVID-19 and are within the hospital’s isolation ward.
“I have tested COVID positive. Shifted to hospital. Hospital informing authorities, family and staff undergone tests, results awaited,” Amitabh, 77, tweeted.
Soon after his father’s tweet, Abhishek, 44, wrote on social media that each of them had gentle signs and requested everyone to be calm.
On Sunday, Ansari stated each the actors are “stable”.
“Both Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek are comfortable and feeling better. General blood chemistries are acceptable with stable vitals. Both slept well and had their breakfasts. They are stable,” Ansari instructed PTI.
In his tweet on Saturday evening, Abhishek stated the household was in contact with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and have been complying with the authorities.
On Sunday, a crew from the civic physique visited Bachchan’s bungalows – Janak, Jalsa and Pratiksha for sanitisation and speak to tracing.
“A team from BMC is present at Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalows – Janak, Jalsa and Pratiksha for sanitising the bungalow and contact tracing,” a BMC supply instructed PTI.
Earlier, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope revealed that the whole Bachchan household, together with veteran actor Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, have undergone swab check for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Police have beefed up safety outdoors the Nanavati Hospital, the place Amitabh and his son Abhishek have been admitted.
Security has additionally been stepped up outdoors the megastar’s two bungalows in Juhu space right here, they stated.
After the Bachchans on Saturday stated they examined optimistic for coronavirus and have been admitted to hospital, some individuals tried to collect outdoors the medical facility situated in Vile Parle (West), however they have been requested to depart and never allowed to face on the highway, a police official stated.
“We have beefed up security to avoid assembling of people outside the hospital. Other COVID-19 patients are also in the hospital, they should not face inconvenience. Our officers are outside the hospital and not allowing anyone to assemble,” Santacruz police station’s senior inspector Shriram Koregaonkar stated.
Additional safety has additionally been deployed outdoors the actor’s bungalows the place individuals might assemble, an official from Juhu police station stated.
As per BMC, the coronavirus case tally in Mumbai rose to 91,457 on Saturday.
There are 22,779 lively sufferers in Mumbai and the doubling charge is 50 days. — With PTI