Arjun Rampal is the latest Bollywood actor to test positive for the novel coronavirus.
The actor made the announcement on his official social media handles. Arjun is currently under home quarantine and following all the necessary protocols.
Urging those who have been in contact with him to get tested and take the necessary precautions, Arjun wrote, "I have tested positive for COVID-19. Even though I am asymptomatic, I have isolated myself and home quarantined, getting the needed medical care. I am following all protocols as is required of me. To all those who have been in contact with me in the past 10 days, please take care and take the necessary precautions."
"This is a very scary time for us but if we are aware and wise for a short span of time, it will yield long term benefits. Together, we can and we will fight Corona," he added.
Have a look at his post here:
On the work front, Arjun Rampal was last seen alongside Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff in JP Dutta's Paltan and Nail Polish. He will soon be seen alongside Kangana Ranaut Dhaakad.
A few days back, Arjun wrapped the shoot of his forthcoming film The Rapist in Delhi. Directed by Aparna Sen, the film also stars Konkona Sensharma in the leading role.
An array of Bollywood celebrities have got infected with COVID-19 within a span of a few weeks.
On Saturday, actors Sonu Sood and Neil Nitin Mukesh tested positive for coronavirus. Before that, Manish Malhotra, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Govinda, Paresh Rawal, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Aamir Khan and Rohit Saraf among others had tested positive for COVID-19.
Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, and some others were also infected with the virus.