Jr NTR recovers from COVID-19, urges fans to take the virus seriously

Popular Telugu actor Jr NTR on Tuesday said he has tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

The 38-year-old actor, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on May 10, took to Twitter to inform his fans that he has recovered and thanked them for their wishes.

"Happy to state that I've tested negative for Covid 19. Thank you everyone for all the wishes," he wrote.

The actor also expressed his gratitude to the team of doctors at the city's KIMS Hospitals and Tenet Diagnostics.

"Their excellent care helped me a lot," he said.

The "Aravinda Sametha" star believes "will power" is the biggest weapon in the fight against the deadly virus.

"Covid 19 needs to be taken very seriously. But it is also a disease that can be beaten with good care and a positive frame of mind. Your will power is your biggest weapon in this fight. Stay strong. Do not panic," he said, urging everyone to wear a mask and to remain indoors.

Jr NTR will next be seen in filmmaker SS Rajamouli's period action drama "RRR", slated to be released in theatres on October 13.

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