Karan Johar's two staff members test COVID-19 positive, filmmaker and his family to practice self-isolation
Karan Johar took to Twitter on Monday to inform that two members of his household staff have tested positive for coronavirus. The filmmaker also informed that he and his family - mother Hiroo and children Yash and Roohi - along with the rest of the staff have taken swab test and have tested negative. However, as a precautionary measure, they will practice self-isolation for the next two weeks.
“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 sterilized 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," read his statement.
He also ensured that the staff members would be receiving the best treatment and care during the illness.
"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," he added.
It is to note that the house help of another Bollywood producer, Boney Kapoor, tested COVID-19 positive recently. The help, Charan Sahu, has been placed under quarantine. As per reports, two more staff members at Kapoor's house have also tested coronavirus positive.