Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19

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Mumbai, Aug 8 (PTI) Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Saturday said that he has tested negative for COVID-19.

Abhishek and his father, megastar Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Nanavati hospital after they tested positive for COVID-19 on July 11.

(Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
(Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The actor shared the news in a post on Twitter almost a week after his father was discharged from the hospital. 'A promise is a promise! This afternoon I tested Covid-19 NEGATIVE!!! I told you guys I’d beat this.

'Thank you all for your prayers for me and my family. My eternal gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff at Nanavati hospital for all that they have done,' Abhishek tweeted.

His wife, actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 46, and eight-year-old daughter Aaradhya were discharged from the hospital on July 27 after testing negative for COVID-19.

Throughout his hospitalisation, Abhishek kept his fans and well-wishers updated about the family’s health through his Twitter posts. PTI RB RB SHD SHD SHD