Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his family contracted COVID-19

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his family contracted COVID-19

The spread of coronavirus in India is expanding. On Saturday, COVID-19 was diagnosed in 77-year-old Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, one of the most titled actors in the history of Indian cinema.

Later, his son, 44-year-old actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan, announced a positive coronavirus test.

And on Sunday the infection was detected in his daughter-in-law, 46-year-old model and actress Aishwarya Rai, who regularly appears in various ratings of the most beautiful women in the world, and an his 8-year-old granddaughter.

All of them were taken to the Mumbai Hospital. Fans of movie stars are shocked by the infection of their favorite actors.

India ranks third in the world in the number of COVID-19 cases with more than 850 thousand people infected. In recent days, the spread of coronavirus has reached a record pace with the infection detected in almost 29 thousand people in just a day. The number of victims is approaching 23 thousand. India has launched a large-scale population testing campaign. Experts note that the peak of the epidemic has not yet been passed.

The authorities of the most densely populated regions intend to reintroduce previously lifted quarantine measures.

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