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Updated on: Thursday, December 30, 2021, 09:55 AM IST

Shilpa Shirodkar, first Indian celebrity to receive COVID-19 vaccine, tests positive

In an Instagram post, the 1990s popular star shared that she had tested four days ago.
PTI
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Mumbai: Actor Shilpa Shirodkar, known for films such as "Hum", "Khuda Gawah" and "Aankhen", on Thursday said she has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

In an Instagram post, the 1990s popular star shared that she had tested four days ago.

"COVID POSITIVE!!! #day4," the actor, who was the first Indian celebrity to receive COVID-19 vaccine, wrote.

Shirodkar, who stays in Dubai with her family, had received a jab of Sinopharm vaccine in January this year.

"Stay safe everyone, please get vaccinated and follow all the rules. your government knows what is best for you. Lots of love #Getvaccinated #maskon #staysafe," she said.

Back in India, especially Maharashtra, the cases of COVID-19 are rising once again.

The state on Wednesday recorded a spurt in new COVID-19 cases at 3,900, including 85 of Omicron, according to the state health department.

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Published on: Thursday, December 30, 2021, 09:55 AM IST
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