I have tested Covid positive, tweets Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan; admitted to hospital

Actor Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and has been taken to a hospital. Test results of his family and staff are awaited, the 77-year-old tweeted.
“I have tested CoviD positive ..  shifted to Hospital  .. hospital informing  authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited .. All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested !t,” he wrote.
Amitabh Bachchan lives in Mumbai, which has been one of the worst hit cities by the deadly respiratory disease in India, recording 91,745 cases and 5,244 deaths so far, second only to Delhi.
The legendary actor was last seen in director Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo, where he starred alongside Ayushmann Khurrana.
The film premiered on an OTT platform after the coronavirus pandemic-induced nationwide lockdown prevented it from getting released in cinemal halls.
His upcoming film ventures include Brahmastra, Chehre and Jhund.
Big B, has he is fondly called, was clinical in his efforts to help stranded migrants get back to their homes. He arranged special flights to help around 180 migrants to fly from Mumbai to Lucknow last month.
The migrants hailed from Unnao, Gonda, Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh, and they thanked the actor his act of kindness.
Prior to that, Bachchan had organised four special flights to send about 700 migrant workers to their homes.