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Govinda, Akshay Kumar tests Covid positive

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By IANS Updated: Apr 04, 2021 10:42 pm
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Mumbai, April 4 (IANS): Actor Govinda has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently under home quarantine. The actor said he is under able medical guidance.

He tested positive on Sunday morning and urged everyone who came in contact with him recently to get themselves tested.

Talking to IANS about his health, the actor said: “I have been testing myself and taking all the necessary precautions to keep the coronavirus away. However, I tested positive today following mild symptoms. All others at home have tested negative. Sunita (wife) has just recovered from Covid-19 a couple of weeks back.”

The actor added: “I am under home quarantine and under able medical guidance. I request everyone to please follow all the necessary precautions and please take care.”

Earlier, actor Akshay Kumar also updated his fans that he has tested positive for the virus and has isolated himself.

Akshay shared on Twitter that he has contracted the virus and is under home quarantine.

“I wish to inform everyone that earlier this morning I 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,” he tweeted.

He then requested those who have come in contact with him to get themselves tested.

“I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care. Back in action soon,” the actor added.

Akshay had started shooting for his next titled “Ram Setu”.

The film also features Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha. It is directed by Abhishek Sharma.

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By IANS Updated: Apr 04, 2021 10:42:53 pm