Actor Kamal Haasan has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to the hospital.


Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Monday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

Chennai: Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan confirmed on Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19, adding that the actor’s health is stable at the hospital where he is being treated.

He wrote on his Twitter page. “After I returned from my America trip, I had symptoms of light coughing. When tested, it was confirmed that I have Covid-19. I have isolated myself at a hospital. Let’s all understand that the pandemic is not over yet and behave accordingly. Stay safe,”

Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre said in a statement, “Sri Kamal Haasan is hospitalized to SRMC with complaints of lower respiratory tract illness and fever.” He tested positive for COVID. He is under medical supervision, and his condition is stable.”

The actor is under medical supervision and his health is stable, according to a bulletin from Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, which added that Haasan tested positive for the virus after being admitted for a lower respiratory tract infection and fever.

In a tweet, Haasan stated, “Following my return from the United States, I developed a little cough. The coronavirus infection was verified when I tested. I’ve taken refuge at a hospital. Everyone should be on high alert since the COVID-19 spread has not abated.”

Chief Minister M K Stalin wished Haasan a speedy recovery so that he may return to work. PMK founding leader S Ramadoss, as well as the actor’s fans and MNM workers, wished Haasan a speedy recovery.

During his tour, Haasan met with his North American supporters in Chicago on November 15, who updated him on their current projects and future plans. Despite being in a different nation for business, the MNM chairman commended them on their support for their motherland. Haasan arrived home a few days ago.

Prior to his international journey, the MNM chairman toured flood-affected areas in the country and delivered social aid on behalf of his party to those in need.

On November 20, Haasan remarked, in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on the withdrawal of agricultural laws, that MNM’s robust resistance to such legislation, as well as his party leaders’ demonstration in Delhi, were “historic moments of pride.”

The 67-year-old actor-politician, who celebrated his birthday on November 7, continues to work in cinema and television.

He is now working on a Lokesh Kanagaraj directed the film, the forthcoming action film ‘Vikram,’ and the long-awaited ‘Indian-2.’ He is also the host of the ‘Bigg Boss’ show (Tamil season 5) on the Star Vijay television channel.


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