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Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19, says “will be back in action soon”

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Superstar Akshay Kumar has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing home quarantine. The actor took to social media to reveal to his fans and well-wishers that he has tested positive for the virus and will be back in action soon.

The actor said, “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have 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 very soon.”

Akshay Kumar upcoming projects

The 53-year-old actor has tested positive for COVID-19 at a time when he was busy with the shooting schedule of Ram Setu, in which he plays an archaeologist. The movie depicts the story of an archaeologist, who is set out to explore whether the Ram Setu bridge is a myth or a reality.

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Last month, Akshay, along with his co-stars Nushrat Baruccha and Jacqueline Fernandez travelled to Ayodhya to attend a puja for the film.

He joined the shooting schedule of Ram Setu after wrapping Atrangi Re, in which he co-stars with Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan. The actor will also be seen in films such as Prithviraj, Bachchan Pandey and Raksha Bandhan.

Other actors who tested COVID-19 positive

In the recent past, celebs such as Alia Bhatt, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Kartik Aaryan, Paresh Rawal, Milind Soman and Ranbir Kapoor among others have tested positive for COVID-19. Stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt and Malaika Arora, among others, have taken their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

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