Bachchans stable, 26 staffers test negative for coronavirus


📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday night. While most were staffers, BMC officials said they also traced people who had come in contact with Abhishek Bachchan, as he had travelled recently for film-related work. Abhishek will be discharged soon, they added. In all, 54 close contacts of the family were traced. © The Indian Express (P) Ltd Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. The four bungalows of the family in Juhu-Vile Parle have been sealed and declared containment zones. Of the 54 contacts, while 26 were tested, 28 low-risk contacts have been sent to home quarantine. Actor-politician and Amitabh’s wife Jaya Bachchan has tested negative. Twenty-six staffers working across four bungalows of the Bachchans tested negative for coronavirus on Monday. Following this, Amitabh’s daughter-in-law and actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and eight-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya tested positive on Sunday. By: Express News Service | Mumbai |

Updated: July 14, 2020 4:54:30 am

Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday night. (Photo: Abhishek Bachchan/Instagram)
Actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, who were admitted to Nanavati Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, are stable, hospital authorities said on Monday.