Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19; in self-isolation
Actor and politician Sunny Deol has tested positive for COVID-19. He announced the diagnosis on social media this morning. Sunny, who is currently in Himachal Pradesh, tweeted, "I got myself tested for coronavirus and the result has come back positive (sic)." The actor was planning to return to Mumbai before his COVID-19 test result came positive. Here are more details on this.
Get tested, Sunny requested those who came in contact
The 64-year-old actor urged others who came in contact with him to get themselves tested. He wrote, "I am in isolation and feeling well. I request that all those who came in contact with me recently should isolate themselves and get tested." Earlier on Tuesday, Himachal Pradesh's health secretary had shared that Sunny had tested positive.
Recently, Sunny had undergone a shoulder surgery
Sunny had recently undergone a shoulder surgery in Mumbai and was recuperating at a farmhouse near Manali in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. As per reports, Block Medical Officer at Nagar, confirmed that the actor's sample was taken along with three of his associates. While two samples were found positive, two others were inconclusive. Sunny will remain quarantined in Manali until he completely recovers.
Sunny to share the screen with son in 'Apne 2'
Separately, on the work front, Sunny was last seen in the action-thriller film Blank. He will soon share the screen with his son Karan Deol, along with father Dharmendra and brother Bobby Deol in Apne 2. Sharing a teaser of the movie, Sunny recently tweeted, "Feeling blessed to get a chance to work with my father, brother again this time with my son (sic)."
Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan and others tested positive for COVID-19
Since the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading in India earlier this year, many members of the entertainment industry contracted the deadly virus. Actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora and others tested positive for it. Earlier, in June, popular singer and music composer Wajid Khan passed away after suffering from complications due to COVID-19.