Two members of Karan Johar’s household staff have tested positive for Covid-19, according to the filmmaker’s statement on Twitter. Johar has announced that although his family and him have tested negative, they will self-isolate for the next 14 days just in case.
On Monday, Johar issued a statement that reads: “I would like to inform you that two members of our household staff have tested positive for COVID 19. As soon as the symptoms were detected, they were put under quarantine in a section of our building. The BMC was informed immediately, and the building has been fumigated and sterilised by them as per the norms.”
“The rest of us in the family and the staff are all safe and display no symptoms. We have all taken the swab test this morning, and have tested negative, but will remain in self isolation for the next 14 days for the safety of everyone around us. We stand by our commitment to safeguard everyone and have ensured that all measures prescribed by the authorities have been strictly adhered to.”
“We will also ensure that the best treatment and care is provided to them during the illness, and we are sure that they will be fighting fit soon. These are difficult times but by staying in our homes and taking the right precautions, there is no doubt in my mind that we can defeat this virus. Stay home everyone and stay safe.”
Johar also celebrated his 48th birthday yesterday in quarantine.
Recently, the house help of another Bollywood producer, Boney Kapoor, tested COVID-19 positive. The domestic helper, Charan Sahu, has been placed under quarantine. As per reports, two more staff members at Kapoor’s house have tasted coronavirus positive.
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