Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya shifted to hospital days after testing COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, July 17: Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan on Friday were shifted to a city hospital, almost a week after they were tested positive for COVID-19.
Aishwarya, 46 and eight-year-old Aaradhya were diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday, a day after the actor's father-in-law, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, and husband Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for the COVID-19.
The mother-daughter duo was self-quarantining at home till now.
"Both Aishwarya and Aaradhya were admitted to Nananvati hospital today. They are fine," hospital source told PTI.
"Aishwarya needed medical attention," another insider said.
Amitabh, 77, and Abhishek, 44, both are already in the isolation ward of Nanavati hospital.
Since his diagnosis, Amitabh has been regularly updating his admires about his health on social media.
"In happy times, in times of illness, you our near and dear, our well wishers, our fans have ever given us unstinting love , affection care and prayer .. we express our bountiful gracious gratitude to you all .. in these circumstances hospital protocol, restrictive," the screen icon tweeted on Friday evening.
According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), coronavirus cases in Mumbai rose to 98,979 with 1,228 new patients being reported on Friday.
Death toll due to the pandemic rose to 5,582 with 62 new fatalities being recorded.