Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19, says 'told you guys I’d beat this'
Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19, says 'told you guys I’d beat this'

Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 in Mumbai's Nanavti hospital for over 27 days now, has finally tested negative.

Sharing the good news on Twitter, he wrote, "A promise is a promise! This afternoon I tested Covid-19 NEGATIVE!!! I told you guys I’d beat this. thank you all for your prayers for me and my family. My eternal gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff at Nanavati hospital for all that they have done. THANK YOU!"

Abhishek, along with his father Amitabh Bachchan was hospitalised in Mumbai with COVID-19 in July. On August 2, Big B was discharged but Abhishek continued to be in the hospital.

Sharing the news of Amitabh Bachchan testing negative, Abhishek had tweeted on Sunday: "My father, thankfully, has tested negative on his latest Covid-19 test and has been discharged from the hospital. He will now be at home and rest. Thank you all for all your prayers and wishes for him."

"I, Unfortunately due to some comorbidities remain Covid-19 positive and remain in hospital. Again, thank you all for your continued wishes and prayers for my family. Very humbled and indebted. I'll beat this and come back healthier! Promise," he had added in another tweet.

Abhishek's daughter Aaradhya and wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had also tested negative for coronavirus earlier and were discharged from hospital.

Earlier this week, Abhishek had taken to Instagram to share a picture of his 'My Care Board' placed in his room in the hospital. The board detailed the 'Breathe Into The Shadow' actor's diet, doctors treating him, and discharge plan among many other things. The word 'No' was written next to the word 'Discharge'. Captioning the image, he wrote: "Hospital day: 26, Discharge plan: NO! Come on Bachchan, you can do it!! #believe"

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