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Noted Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee tests coronavirus positive | People News

Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has examined optimistic for coronavirus on Tuesday and is secure, sources stated.

The veteran actor was admitted to a non-public nursing residence in Kolkata round 11 am, a day after he took a Covid-19 check.

A personal nursing residence mattress was booked for the actor on Monday night, the place he was shifted this morning.

The sources stated Chatterjee was unwell for the previous couple of days and reportedly affected by fever. He was capturing for a documentary titled ‘Abhijan’ directed by actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay.

He had attended the shoot ground at Bharatlaxmi Studio on October 1. The subsequent capturing schedule was on October 7.

It was learnt that the actor had symptchronic obstructive pulmonary disease-related downside. Final yr, he had suffered a bout of pneumonia and was admitted to a hospital for a couple of days.

Earlier, many actors, administrators and producers like Ranjit Mallick, his daughter and actress Koel Mallick, spouse Dipa Mallick, producer Nispal Singh and director Raj Chakraborty had examined coronavirus optimistic however have since recovered.

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee tests positive for COVID-19

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee examined constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, well being officers mentioned.

He has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata, they mentioned.

The octogenarian actor was unwell and he examined constructive for the an infection on Tuesday morning, a senior well being official mentioned.

“His samples had been examined for COVID-19 on Monday and the reviews got here at the moment,” he added.