Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam says he, his spouse Madhurima and son Nevaan have examined optimistic for COVID-19 and the household is presently underneath residence quarantine in Dubai.
The 48-year-old singer shared his prognosis in an Instagram video posted on Tuesday night time, including he’s doing properly and is asymptomatic.
Nigam stated he was scheduled to journey to India for a present, the plans for which fell aside as he repeatedly examined optimistic for the virus.
“I’m COVID optimistic proper now. I’m in Dubai, I needed to come to India to carry out in Bhubaneswar and to shoot for ‘Tremendous Singer’ season 3, which is after I obtained examined and the outcome got here optimistic. I obtained myself retested many times however nonetheless turned out optimistic. I really feel we must stay with it.
“Many instances, I’ve carried out at concert events whereas being down with viral fever, having a foul throat or congestion. This feels quite a bit higher than that, I’m optimistic, however I’m not dying. Even my throat is ok,” he stated.
The singer stated within the video that his sister-in-law has additionally examined optimistic and revealed that extra individuals within the movie trade have contracted COVID-19, together with music composer Jeet Ganguly and lyricist Raj Shekhar.
Nigam stated he feels unhealthy for many who might should face losses due to him however was grateful to singer Shaan and music composer Anu Malik, who stepped in to carry out in Bhubaneswar and shoot for the present, respectively.
“You need to watch out however not scared. That is spreading shortly and inflicting panic. I really feel unhealthy for these of us, who not too long ago started working, we now have to sit down at residence once more, for theatre individuals, film makers…” he added.
In keeping with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC), Mumbai reported 10,860 new COVID-19 circumstances on Tuesday, which was the very best each day rely since April 7, 2021, whereas two extra sufferers succumbed to the an infection.