Superstar Shah Rukh Khan tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Covid cases in India have crossed the 4,000-mark for the second time in the past four days, as the country logged 4,270 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.
As soon as the news of Shah Rukh spreads, concern was expressed in social media and other platforms. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was prompt to wish the Bollywood actor a fast ‘recovery’. “Just came to know that our Brand Ambassador Shahrukh Khan has been detected covid positive. Pray for the fastest recovery for the superstar. Get well Shahrukh! Spring back asap!” Mamata Banerjee tweeted on Sunday.
Fans of Shah Rukh Khan also expressed concerns over the actor’s health on social media. “Speedy recovery for your health For COVID 19 positive. Pray to Allah’ wrote one Twitter user.
“Heartbreaking!!!! But true…We wish you a speedy recovery from covid-19. Everyone in the house and surroundings please take care of our beloved Shah Rukh Khan,” commented another Twitter user.
“Omg unpleasant news…my poor heart can’t handle reading that you’ve got covid. Hope you feel better soon…& it’s mild. You’re in my heart & prayers. Will keep praying that you recover soon. Love you for
ever. Take care…sending healing vibes your way,” wrote a third Twitterati.
On Saturday, Bollywood actors Kartik Aaryan and Akshay Kumar also tested positive for Covid-19.
Shah Rukh Khan recently announced the teaser of his much-anticipated action-entertainer film ‘Jawan’ directed by Atlee, on Friday. Taking his fans into a frenzy, King Khan on Saturday unveiled a poster of his upcoming project on social media as well.
On Friday, after nearly three months, the daily tally of COVID-19 cases in India had crossed the 4,000-mark with the country recording 4,041 fresh infections. However, the country reported a marginal dip yesterday with 3,962 new COVID cases. With this, India’s active COVID caseload stands at 24,052, constituting 1.03 percent of the country’s total positive cases.
The daily positivity rate of 1.03 percent was observed in the last 24 hours, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded to be 0.84 percent, the health ministry informed today.