On Friday, actors Swara Bhasker, Kubbra Sait, Mithila Palkar, music composer Vishal Dadlani, comedian Ashish Chanchlani and many more tested positive for Covid-19. India logged over a lakh cases on Friday, the highest in the last 214 days.
Swara announced that the tested positive for Covid-19 through an Instagram post. She wrote, “Hello Covid! Just got my RT-PCR test resulted and have tested positive. Been isolating and in quarantine. Symptoms include fever, a splitting headache and loss of taste. Double vaccinated so hope this passes soon. So grateful for family & to be at home. Stay safe everyone.”
In an accompanying statement, the actor urged everyone who came in contact with her to get themselves tested. “I’m taking all necessary precautions. I’ve informed everyone I met in the week prior about my having Covid, but if anyone else did come into contact with me please get yourself tested. Double mask up and stay safe you all,” Bhasker added.
Kubbra Sait told her fans on Instagram that she has tested positive for the virus. “Hey beautiful peeps, First and foremost #maskup Second of first, I’ve tested positive with mild/ asymptomatic Covid-19,” she wrote.
She also urged those who came in contact with her to undergo a home test. “If we were in contact with me, please run a home test… (so that we don’t burden the already burdened testing system). I haven’t still received the results from the lab it’s been 36 hours), else better stay indoors and take a break. You may not even realise you’re a carrier (at this stage). I’m alright. Resting and watching TV. Stay calm state of mind, consume loads of fluids, watch little tv and phone. So in 5-7 days we can say #ByeOmicro,” she said.