Ranvir Shorey in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus; actor says he has mild symptoms
Ranvir Shorey's diagnosis comes after Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar warned that the Maharashtra government could think of imposing a 'second lockdown' in light of the rise in coronavirus cases in the city.
Actor Ranvir Shorey on Wednesday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently under quarantine.
The 48-year-old actor took to Twitter to inform fans and followers about the diagnosis.
Check out Shorey's tweet here
I have tested positive for #COVID19. Symptoms are mild. Am quarantining.
— Ranvir Shorey (@RanvirShorey) February 17, 2021
The actor had a packed 2020, featuring in films like Angrezi Medium, Lootcase, Kadakh, and series such as PariWar and High.
Shorey currently stars in the second season of the Eros Now comedy-drama Metro Park, which started streaming in January.
On Tuesday, Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar warned that the Maharashtra government could think of imposing a "second lockdown" in light of the rise in COVID-19 cases in the city.
The tally of COVID-19 cases in the city increased to 3,15,030 with 461 new cases on Tuesday and the death toll rose to 11,423 with three new fatalities, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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