On Monday, Bhumi Pednekar took to her social media handle to inform that she has tested positive for COVID-19 along with her Mr Lele co-star Vicky Kaushal. On Tuesday, Bhumi shared a health update after she received messages expressing concern for her health.
Bhumi took to her Instagram stories and wrote, “Hello all…Am so overwhelmed by all the love that’s being poured in…thank you for keeping me in your prayers 🙂 Sorry I haven’t had a chance to reply back to your message’s, calls or dm’s. I’ve spent yesterday sleeping and recovering. Just want to say, stay home and step out if it’s really necessary. Follow protocol. Trust me this is a lot harder than you can imagine. You don’t want to get sick.”
On Monday, while informing about her diagnosis, she also requested all to not take the current situation lightly. “Steam, Vit – C, Food and a Happy Mood are my go-to. Please don’t take the current situation lightly, even though I followed utmost precaution and care I’ve contracted it. Wear a mask, keep washing your hands, maintain social distancing and be mindful of your general behaviour,” she wrote.
Meanwhile, several Bollywood celebrities have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past month in the wake of the second wave of the virus. Vicky Kaushal, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan, Govinda, Paresh Rawal are some of the actors who have tested positive in the recent past.