Actor Dhruva Sarja And Wife Hospitalized After Confirming Positive

Hanima Anand |Jul 16, 2020

The Kannada actor Dhruva Sarja and Prerana Shankar have confirmed positive for coronavirus. The younger brother of late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja announced the news on his social account.

While the pandemic is still hitting the entire country with the unprecedented single-day rise in confirmed cases, more and more Indian celebrities are confirmed infected. Dhruva Sarja the Kannada actor and brother of late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, has just announced on his Twitter account that both he and his wife Prerana Shankar tested positive for the virus.

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Dhruva Sarja (right) and his late brother Chiranjeevi Sarja

Though the actor said that the couple only developed mild symptoms, both Dhruva Sarja and Prerana have been hospitalized after the confirmation.

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Dhruva Sarja and wife Prerana both test positive.

Dhruva Sarja also urged people who got contact with him and his wife Prerana Shankar quickly got their tests done for timely intervention. He wished people to remain safe and guaranteed with fans that the couple would be back all fine.

After seeing the post on social media, a lot of fans and co-stars have wished Dhruva Sarja and his wife a quick recovery. People also remind each other of taking necessary precautions in the context of the exponential rise in Covid-19 cases.

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Can't believe such a muscular man as Dhruva has been hospitalized for coronavirus.

Before Dhruva Sarja, a number of Indian actors have been confirmed positive for the deadly coronavirus. Just earlier this week, the Bachchan family tested positive with Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan hospitalized. Aishwarya Rai and her daughter were luckily asymptomatic, thereby self-quarantined at home.

Yesterday, fans also worried that the legendary actress Rekha might have been infected after her security guard, watchmen and house helps tested positive. Rekha refused to do Covid-19 test though.

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All three members of Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan confirmed positive.

Regarding the real-time reports of Covid-19 in India, there are more than 936,000 confirmed cases while over 24,300 people have died due to this disease.

Maharastra is currently the most infected state, accounting for 34% of the total number of Indian coronavirus cases. Following it is Tamil Nadu with 19% and Delhi with 14%.

In the world, the figures of infected people has reached over 13.7 million, led by the United States (3.6m) and Brazil (1.9m). India is ranking at third place with a half number of Brazilian patients.

On another development, Russian successful coronavirus vaccine is expected to be available for mass production this September. Indian companies are also rushing to test Covid-19 vaccine on human body before asking for production approval.

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