Mammootty tests positive for COVID, goes under self-isolation

Mammootty said he is experiencing 'a light fever but otherwise I am fine.'

Press Trust of India January 16, 2022 17:00:15 IST
Mammootty tests positive for COVID, goes under self-isolation

Mammootty

Malayalam superstar Mammootty on Sunday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under home quarantine.

The 70-year-old actor said he contracted the virus despite taking precautions but was feeling “fine”.

Mammootty, who was reportedly shooting for his upcoming film CBI 5 when he tested positive, took to Twitter to update his fans about his health.

“I wish for all of you to stay safe. Mask at all times and take care,” he added.

The veteran actor was last seen in the political drama One and has a packed slate of films lined up for release, including gangster drama Bheeshma Parvam, crime thriller Puzhu and Nanpakal Nerathu Mayakkam, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery of Jallikattu fame.

According to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday, India added 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant.

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