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Amitabh Bachchan beats COVID-19


Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday has been discharged from Nanavati Hospital after a 23-day stay. Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged after he tested negative for coronavirus.

However, his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan, however, has tested negative and will stay in hospital. The father-son duo has tested positive for the virus on July 11.

Amitabh made the announcement on Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to announce the same. He tweeted: “I have tested COVID-19 negative, have been discharged. I am back home in solitary quarantine. Grace of the almighty, blessings of Ma, Babuji, prayers and duas of near and dear and friends, fans EF… and the excellent care and nursing at Nanavati made it possible for me to see this day.”

Abhishek to stay in hospital

Minutes after the senior Bachchan’s tweet, Abhishek confirmed the development. He said his father has tested negative for the virus. In a separate tweet, he said he, unfortunately has tested positive for the virus and will stay in hospital.

The junior Bachchan tweeted: “My father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him.”

Abhishek also tweeted: “I, unfortunately due to some comorbidities remain Covid-19 positive and remain in hospital. Again, thank you all for your continued wishes and prayers for my family. Very humbled and indebted. I’ll beat this and come back healthier! Promise.”

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was discharged on July 27

Abhishek’s wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and their daughter Aaradhya had also tested positive on July 12 and were kept in home isolation.

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Aishwarya was moved to hospital a week later and discharged on July 27. Amitabh Bachchan’s wife Jaya Bachchan had tested negative.

Amitabh lambasted media for false news

A few days back Amitabh Bachchan had lashed out on a section of the media for running false reports of him testing negative and discharged from hospital. He had then termed the news “incorrect, irresponsible, fake and an incorrigible lie”.


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