Ashish Vidyarthi tests positive for COVID-19

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New Delhi, Mar 13 (PTI) Actor Ashish Vidyarthi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is currently admitted at a hospital here.

The 58-year-old actor, best known for films “Drohkaal”, “1942:A Love Story” and “Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin”, took to Instagram on Friday to share his diagnosis.

“Yesterday I felt a little feverish, so I took the COVID test which has turned out positive. I am now moving to a hospital here in Delhi. All well. I am good,” he said in a short video posted on Instagram.

Vidyarthi said he is asymptomatic but urged all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested for COVID-19.

“Welcome to real life. Take care, thank you,” he concluded.

Delhi on Friday recorded 431 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day rise in over two months, while the death toll reached 10,936 with two more fatalities.PTI KKP SHD SHD