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Mumbai: Soon after Amitabh Bachchan announced that he was COVID-19 positive, son and Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan announced that he also tested positive for the virus.

He tweeted, "Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you."