Ashish Vidyarthi tests positive for COVID-19


New Delhi: Actor Ashish Vidyarthi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is currently admitted at a hospital here.

The 58-year-old actor, best known for films Drohkaal , 1942:A Love Story and Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin , took to Instagram on Friday to share his diagnosis.

Yesterday I felt a little feverish, so I took the COVID test which has turned out positive. I am now moving to a hospital here in Delhi. All well. I am good, he said in a short video posted on Instagram.

Vidyarthi said he is asymptomatic but urged all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested for COVID-19.

Welcome to real life. Take care, thank you, he concluded.

Delhi on Friday recorded 431 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day rise in over two months, while the death toll reached 10,936 with two more fatalities.