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Actor Purab Kohli says that he and his family are diagnosed with coronavirus

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The ‘Rock On!!’ star, his wife Lucy, and children Inaya and Osian are all recovering from COVID-19 symptoms in London

Rock On!! actor Purab Kohli, who is in London, took to Instagram to reveal today that he and his family have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, and are taking all the measures to stay safe.

The Bollywood star and former VJ wrote a lengthy post in which he revealed that their flu-like symptoms revealed that they were diagnosed with COVID-19, and that his daughter Inaya was the first person to get it. His wife Lucy Payton and baby son Osian Nur are also recovering from the virus, stated Purab.

He wrote on Instagram, “Hey guys, we’ve just had a flu and given our symptoms our GP says we were down with Covid 19. Pretty similar to a regular flu with a stronger cough and a feeling of breathlessness.”

“Inaya got it first and very mild. A cough and a cold for two days. Then Lucy got it more in the chest, quite similar to the cough symptom everyone has been talking about. Then me, I got a solid cold for one day which was horrid then it vanished and this irritating cough set in for 3 days. Three of us had only mild 100-101 temperatures and fatigue. Osian got it last with a 104 fever for 3 nights. Also, a runny nose and a slight cough. His fever disappeared only on his 5th day,” explained the actor.

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Hey guys, we’ve just had a flu and given our symptoms our GP says we were down with Covid 19. Pretty similar to a regular flu with a stronger cough and a feeling of breathlessness. Inaya got it first and very mild. A cough and a cold for two days. Then Lucy got it more in the chest, quite similar to the cough symptom everyone has been talking about. Then me, i got a solid cold for one day which was horrid then it vanished and this irritating cough set in for 3 days. Three of us had only mild 100-101 temperatures and fatigue. Osian got it last with a 104 fever for 3 nights. Also a runny nose and a slight cough. His fever disappeared only on his 5th day. We were constantly in touch with the GP on the phone. Apparently everyone in London is getting it and its rampant here, and a few people we know have gotten it. Just wanted to share it with you if it helps reduce the panic a little to know someone who has had it and is fine. On Wednesday last week we were out of self imposed quarantine and are not contagious any longer. We were doing 4 to 5 steams and salt water gargles a day, ginger haldi honey mixtures to sooth the throat really helped. Also warm water bottles on the chest really helped relax the chest. Hot baths helped the fluie feelings. And of course lots and lots of rest even now after two weeks we can feel our bodies still recovering. Please stay safe. I hope none of you get it but if you do, know that your body is strong enough to fight it. Seek proper advice from your doctors as intensity of each case is different as was in my household alone. And please stay home and rest the body as much as possible. Lots of love. #CoronaVirus #Covid19 #Recovery #DontPanic #Breathe #Calm

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Purab added that the family was constantly in touch with the GP on the phone, and that apparently everyone in London is getting it and its rampant there.

“Just wanted to share it with you if it helps reduce the panic a little to know someone who has had it and is fine. On Wednesday last week, we were out of self imposed quarantine and are not contagious any longer.”

He also shed light on the measures they are taking during their recovery process: “We were doing 4 to 5 steams and salt water gargles a day, ginger haldi honey mixtures to sooth the throat really helped. Also warm water bottles on the chest really helped relax the chest. Hot baths helped the flu feelings. And of course lots and lots of rest even now after two weeks we can feel our bodies still recovering.”

Th actor concluded by asking everyone to stay safe and to keep in mind that the body is strong enough to fight it, “Please stay safe. I hope none of you get it but if you do, know that your body is strong enough to fight it. Seek proper advice from your doctors as intensity of each case is different as was in my household alone. And please stay home and rest the body as much as possible. Lots of love. #CoronaVirus #Covid19 #Recovery #DontPanic #Breathe #Calm.”

Purab Kohli was last seen in web-series Typewriter on Netflix.

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