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Popular actress and her family test positive for coronavirus

Saturday, July 11, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Popular Bengali actress Koel Mallick and her three family members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, as per the actress' statement.

Koel mentioned in a post on Twitter that she, along with her mother Deepa Mallick, her father and famous Bengali actor Ranjit Mallick, and husband and producer Nispal Singh, have tested positive for the virus. Mentioning that she has self-quarantined, Koel posted, "Baba, Ma, Rane and I are tested COVID-19 positive... Self-quarantined." Ranjit, Deepa and Koel had been experiencing coronavirus symptoms, including dry cough and difficulty in breathing, for the past two weeks. Their samples were collected for a swab test, and the results came back as positive on Friday. Koel Mallick is best known for her performances in films such as Ghore And Baire, Chaya O Chobi, Shubhodrishti and Hemlock Society among others.

As their symptoms continue to be mild, all of them have quarantined themselves at home as none of them require hospitalization. The Kolkata police and the State Health Department are reportedly in constant touch with them and keeping a check on their health.


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