Bhumi Pednekar tests COVID positive; says, “Please don’t take the current situation lightly”

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Bhumi Pednekar is the latest Bollywood star to have contracted COVID-19. In her latest social media post, the Dum Laga Ke Haisha actress shared a series of checklists about her health status.

In a long note posted on Instagram on Monday, April 5, Bhumi wrote, “I HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. As of today, I have mild symptoms, but am feeling ok and have isolated myself. I am following the protocol given by my doctor and health professionals. If you have been in contact with me, HL request you to please get tested immediately.”

Steam, Vit – C, Food and a Happy Mood are my go-to. Please don’t take the current situation lightly, even though i followed utmost precaution and care I’ve contracted it. Wear a mask, keep washing your hands, maintain social distancing and be mindful of your general behaviour,” she added.

The actor has been shooting for Badhaai Do, co-starring Rajkummar Rao . Bhumi has given some great films and impactful portrayals in her films including Dum Laga Ke Haisha (DLKH; 2015), Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (TEPK; 2017), Sonchiriya (2019), and Saand Ki Aankh (2019). She has become an inspiration for millions of people for fitness. The actress has amazed us with her amazing body transformation.


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Today morning, Bhumi’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha co-star Akshay Kumar informed fans that he’s been hospitalised following the coronavirus diagnosis. Taking to his Instagram account, Akshay wrote, “I’m doing fine but as a precautionary measure under medical advice, I have been hospitalised. I hope to be back home soon. Take care.” The actor also thanked his fans and followers for their warm wishes and prayers.

Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor are a few of the names who recently tested positive.

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