Veteran actor Kiran Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

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Veteran film and TV actor Kiran Kumar has tested positive for coronavirus and he is currently under home quarantine.

Kiran Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

The 74-year-old actor said that he went to a hospital on May 14 and was tested for COVID-19. Mr Kumar revealed that he is also asymptomatic.

“I am asymptomatic. On May 14, I went to the hospital for a medical check-up, where the COVID-19 test was mandatory. So I got myself tested and the result was positive. But I had no symptoms then, nor do I have any now. There’s no fever, no cough, I’m fine and have self quarantined at home,” Kumar told PTI.

Kiran Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

The actor added that he has currently distanced himself from his family and that he will be getting his second test done on May 26 or May 27. “My family lives on the second floor of the building and I’m currently on the third floor. On May 26 or May 27, I am going to get my second test done. At the moment I’m absolutely fine,” PTI quoted the actor as saying.

He is best-known for starring in TV shows like Zindagi, Ghutan, Sahil, Manzil, Grihasti, Katha Sagar, Aur Phir ek Din, Papa, Miilee and Chhajje Chajje Ka Pyar, to name a few. In terms of films, he has featured in Brothers, Bobby Jasoos, LOC: Kargil, Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani, Kyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, Dhadkan and English Babu Desi Mem, among many others.