Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai, daughter, hospitalised for COVID-19 – media – Reuters UK

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(Reuters) – Indian starlet Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her child are in healthcare facility after testing positive for coronavirus today, days after her spouse and father-in-law were admitted, the Times of India reported on Saturday.
Rais father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, 77, and her other half Abhishek Bachchan, 44, also major Bollywood celebs, were admitted to Mumbais Nanavati Hospital early this week, the highest-profile clients in Indias epidemic of COVID-19.
Aishwarya Rai, a previous Miss World, and her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan had actually been in house quarantine.
The Times of India stated they had been admitted to the leading personal hospital on Friday.
The Indian Express newspaper, citing the news company PTI, said the household were reacting well to treatment.
” They all are ok. Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will remain in the medical facility possibly for a day or 2,” said a healthcare facility source quoted in the report.
Spokeswomen for Aishwarya Rai and the Nanavati Hospital did not react to requests for comment.
Aishwarya Rai, 46, has dealt with a number of Bollywood and Hollywood movies and is a brand name ambassador for international companies consisting of LOreal.
India has registered over a million coronavirus cases, the worlds third-highest number, and more than 26,000 people have actually passed away of COVID-19. Partial lockdowns have been re-imposed in some densely populated areas to control the spread of the infection.
Reporting by Sudarshan Varadhan in Chennai; Editing by William Mallard and Kevin Liffey