Amitabh Bachchan stable, his home Jalsa containment zone Jul 13, 2020 0 37 12345 New Delhi Bollywood superstar actor Amitabh Bachchan is stable with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus, the hospital where he is admitted in Mumbai said on Sunday.The 77-year-old and his son Abhishek Bachchan were admitted to the Nanavati Hospital Saturday after testing positive for the virus. Their home Jalsa had been marked a containment zone, with no one allowed to enter or exit.“Only essential supplies will be allowed,” Kakani said.A total of 16 people from the family and staff including guards had been tested and more results were expected on Monday. Messages poured in wishing the high-profile family of actors a speedy recovery.Mumbai, India’s financial hub and home to the Bollywood film industry, has emerged as the epicentre the country’s outbreak, reporting 91,745 infections and more than 10,000 deaths so far.The statement from Nanavati Hospital said Bachchan “has confirmed that he will keep updating via Twitter.” The 77-year-old is one of India’s most popular actors and has appeared in nearly 200 films over five decades. He has 43.2 million Twitter followers.The superstar and his son Abhishek Bachchan were among the 1,284 people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai within the 24 hours since early Saturday. (DPA) Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Hongkongers rally to vote in pro-democracy primaries in defiance Jul 13, 2020 0 464 Aishwarya, daughter Aaradhya test positive for coronavirus Jul 13, 2020 0 398 Indonesia military academy hit by virus outbreak Jul 13, 2020 0 27 Australia cannot guarantee residency for Hong Kongers, says minister DPA Sydney There is no guarantee that Hong Kongers will be granted permanent residency visas in Australia, acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge said Sunday. Tudge’s comments come days after Prime Minister Scott .. Quake rattles Chinese city hit by massive 1976 disaster AFP Beijing A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck the northern Chinese city of Tangshan on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), reviving memories of a devastating 1976 quake there that was the .. Thailand plans to test trial COVID-19 vaccine on humans by October Bangkok Thai researchers said on Sunday they would begin testing a new coronavirus vaccine on humans from October following successful trials on animals. A pharmaceutical company will begin producing doses of the .. Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over new virus wave AFP Colombo Sri Lanka’s ruling party Sunday called off its rallies ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections and delayed the international airport’s reopening over a surge in virus cases. The South Asian country of 21 .. Afghan govt calls for Taliban to return to peace process DPA Kabul An Afghan government spokesperson on Sunday called for the Taliban to reject violence and return to the stalled intra-Afghan peace process in the wake of weeks of bloodshed across the country. “The time has come .. Indonesian police foil attempt to smuggle 36 endangered turtles Jakarta: Indonesian authorities have detained seven people for allegedly attempting to smuggle 36 endangered green sea turtles, police said Sunday. The police in Bali nabbed the smugglers in the waters off Serangan, a ..