Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has tested covid-19 positive. The actress shared the news on social media. Taking to Instagram stories, the actress wrote that she has immediately isolated herself and is home quarantined. She also asked everyone who came in contact with her to get tested. The post read: “I have tested positive for Covid-19. Have immediately isolated myself and will be under home quarantine. I’m following all safety protocols under the advice of my doctors. Requesting everyone who came in contact with me to get tested immediately too. Grateful for all your love and support. Please stay safe and take care.”
Several Bollywood celebrities have been affected amid the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic in Mumbai. Earlier on Monday, Akshay Kumar was hospitalised while Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar informed on social media that they have contracted the coronavirus. While Bhumi has mild symptoms and has isolated herself, Vicky is also living under home quarantine and taking medicines prescribed by his doctor.
Meanwhile, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar informed on Monday morning that he has been admitted to a hospital with Covid-19.
Actor-director Seema Pahwa and Abhijeet Sawant, the winner of the first season of singing reality show "Indian Idol", have also contracted the virus and are under isolation.
Govinda and "Bandish Bandits" actor Ritwik Bhowmik had tested positive for the virus over the weekend. Both the artistes are currently quarantining at their homes and have requested those who came in contact with them to get tested.
Popular TV actor Rupali Ganguly is also recovering from COVID-19 after getting diagnosed on Saturday.
Apart from this, actors Kartik Aaryan and Milind Soman tested negative for COVID-19.
To control the situation, a situation almost like lockdown during the day time, a weekend lockdown and night curfew has been imposed till April-end to curb the spreading of the virus in the second wave in Maharashtra.