Bollywood seems to be at the receiving end of COVID-19’s raging fury as the fitness icon of the B-town John Abraham and his wife Priya Runchal has recently tested positive for COVID-19. Both of them are currently isolated at home. John Abraham is, reportedly, experiencing mild symptoms.
Confirming the news, John penned an official statement on his Instagram handle which reads, “I came in contact with someone three days ago, who I later learned had Covid. Priya and I have tested positive for Covid. We have been quarantined at home, so we haven’t been in contact with anyone else. We are both vaccinated and are experiencing mild symptoms, please stay well and healthy. Masks up”.
Of late, there have been several Bollywood celebrities who have tested positive for Coronavirus. The first on the list is Kareena Kapoor. Fortunately, she has recovered now.
Last week, Arjun Kapoor, sister Anshula and, Sonam Kapoor’s sister Riya Kapoor also tested positive.
Earlier, Mrunal Thakur and Nora Fatehi tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, too. Both the actresses took to social media to share the news. However, Mrunal revealed that she only had mild symptoms and that she followed all the protocols.
Meanwhile, through her Instagram story, Nora wrote, “Hey guys, unfortunately, I am currently battling covid..it has honestly hit me real hard! I have been bedridden for a few days now under the doctor supervision. Please stay safe, and guys, wear your masks; it’s spreading fast and can affect everyone differently!”
Abiding by the protocols, Nora has been quarantined under doctors’ observation.
In Mumbai, recently, there has been a surge in Omicron cases. However, whether John and his wife have tested positive for the Omicron variant is still unclear.
On the work front, John Abraham has got multiple projects in the pipeline. He will be seen in Attack co-starring Jacqueline Fernandez, which is a Lakshya Raj Anand directorial and is scheduled to release on January 28, 2022. The official teaser was released two weeks ago. Apart from this John will also be seen in Ek Villan Returns, a Mohit Suri directorial starring Arjun Kapoor, Disha Patani and Tara Sutaria, which is a sequel of Ek Villain (2014) that starred Ritesh Deshmukh, Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor.
John will also be seen in the much-awaited film Pathan. An action-drama co-starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. The Siddharth Anand directorial will release in the second half of 2022. However, the official release date is yet to be announced.