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Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek's health stable, oxygen level normal: Nanavati Hospital doctor informs

Dr. Ansari told IndiaTV that the health of Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek is absolutely stable. Not only this, but the lung infection and cough of the 77-year-old veteran actor is also now very low. Both have a constant normal oxygen level which is a positive sign. Apart from the father-son duo, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 46, and eight-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan also tested positive for COVID-19.

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New Delhi Published on: July 14, 2020 13:37 IST
Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek's health stable, oxygen level normal: Nanavati Hospital doctor informs
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Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek's health stable, oxygen level normal: Nanavati Hospital doctor informs

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, who were admitted to a hospital here after testing positive for COVID-19, are 'responding well' to the treatment, hospital sources said on Tuesday. Dr. Ansari told IndiaTV that the health of both the father and done is absolutely stable. Not only this, but the lung infection and cough of the 77-year-old veteran actor is also now very low. Both have a normal oxygen level which is constant and is a positive sign. Amitabh, and Abhishek, 44, revealed their diagnosis on Twitter on July 11, saying they were in the isolation ward of Nanavati Hospital. "Both are stable and are responding well to the treatment. They will have to be in the hospital for at least seven days," the hospital insider told PTI.

Apart from the father-son duo, the screen icon's daughter-in-law, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 46, and eight-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan also tested positive for COVID-19. Abhishek confirmed Aishwarya and Aaradhya's diagnosis on the microblogging site on Sunday, adding that they will be "self-quarantining at home".

He wrote, "Aishwarya and Aaradhya have also tested COVID-19 positive. They will be self quarantining at home. The BMC has been updated of their situation and are doing the needful.The rest of the family including my Mother have tested negative. Thank you all for your wishes and prayers."

On Monday night, Amitabh thanked his fans and well-wishers for brightening the darkness of his isolation with their messages of love. "The heavy rainfall of your prayers and good wishes has broken all the dams of affectionate bonds. I am flooded with so much love. I can't explain the way you have brightened the darkness of my isolation," he wrote in Hindi on Twitter. "I bow down to you," Amitabh added.

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प्रार्थनाओं, सद भावनाओं की मूसलाधार बारिश ने स्नेह रूपी बंधन का बांध तोड़ दिया है ; बह गया, स्थिर रह ना पाया, तर कर दिया मुझे इस अपार प्यार ने, मेरे इस एकाकी पन के अंधेरे को जो तुमने प्रज्वलित कर दिया है व्यक्त न कर पाउँगा व्यक्तिगत आभार , बस, नत मस्तक हूँ मैं

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Post the actors' diagnosis, 26 staff members working at their bungalows were also tested for COVID-19. On Monday, Vishwas Mote, assistant municipal commissioner, K West ward, said all the staff members tested negative for the virus. With 1,174 new COVID-19 cases being recorded on Sunday, Mumbai's case count has mounted to 93,894, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

-With inputs from Atul Singh and PTI

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