Nepal | August 08, 2020

Bollywood star Aamir Khan’s staff test positive for coronavirus, actor tests negative

Himalayan News Service
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KATHMANDU: Some of the staff of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan have tested COVID and are quarantined while the actor is safe. The actor released a statement on his Instagram on June 30 to announce the news.

The statement reads: “Hello everyone, this is to inform you that some of my staff have tested positive. They were immediately quarantined, and BMC officials were very prompt and efficient in taking them to a medical facility. I would like to thank the BMC for taking such good care of them, and for fumigating and sterilising the entire society.

“The rest of us have all been tested and found negative.

“Right now I am taking my mother to get her tested. She is the last person in the loop. Please pray that she is negative.

“I would, once again, like to thank the BMC for the prompt, professional and caring manner in which they helped us.

“And a big thank you to Kokilaben Hospital, and the doctors, nurses and staff there. They were very caring and professional with the testing process. God bless and stay safe. Love. Aamir.”

Read his statement here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCDIpWXhxGG/

 


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