TV producer Ekta Kapoor tests positive for Covid-19


Film and TV producer Ekta Kapoor said on Monday she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and was doing well.

The 46-year-old filmmaker took to Instagram to share her diagnosis.

“Despite all precautions taken, I have tested covid pos(i)tive. I am fine and ask everyone who has come into contact with me to please test themselves,” Kapoor wrote in his post.

Earlier today, actor-producer John Abraham said he and his wife, investment banker Priya Runchal, tested positive for COVID-19.

Mumbai has seen a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases since the second half of last month. The metropolis reported 8,063 new cases on Sunday, 1,763 more than Saturday’s tally, bringing the number of cases here to 7,99,520, while the city’s total death toll stood at 16,377, according to official data.

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