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Actor Mammootty tests positive for COVID

Mammootty in a recent still from his film

Mammootty in a recent still from his film

Malayalam actor Mammootty tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.

In a Tweet, the 70-year-old actor said he tested positive despite taking all necessary precautions. ‘Besides a light fever, I am otherwise fine. I am self isolating at home as per directions of the authorities concerned. I wish for all of you to stay safe. Mask at all times and take care,’ he said.

He was in the set of a movie tentatively named ‘CBI 5’ when he tested positive, following which its shooting was temporarily suspended, it is learnt.


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