Deepika Padukone tests COVID positive after her family: Reports

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It was earlier reported today that Deepika Padukone’s family had tested positive for Covid-19. Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone had to be hospitalized to get his treatment for the virus, while the actress’ mother Ujjala and sister Anisha have also tested positive. Vimal Kumar, a good friend and director at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA), told PTI, “Around 10 days back, Prakash, his wife (Ujjala) and second daughter (Anisha), they developed symptoms and got themselves tested and the results came out to be positive.”

Kumar had further said, “They got themselves isolated but after a week Prakash’s fever didn’t come down, so last Saturday, he was admitted to a hospital here in Bengaluru.” Apart from her family now reports say that Deepika has also tested Covid-19 positive. According to a report by Pinkvilla, Deepika has been infected as well along with her family. The actress’s team is yet to give a confirmation about the same.


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Earlier this week, Deepika had taken on to her social media account to raise awareness about mental health, she wrote, “As millions of us (me and my family included) strive to stay afloat, let us not forget that our emotional well-being in this current crisis is equally important! Remember, You Are Not Alone. We are in this Together. And most importantly, there is Hope.”

Well, we hope that the Padukone’s have a speedy recovery.

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