Prithviraj Sukumaran tests positive for novel coronavirus

Prithviraj Sukumaran tests positive for novel coronavirus

Prithviraj Sukumaran has tested positive for the novel coronavirus recently. The actor took to Twitter to reveal that he is asymptomatic and will be in home quarantine till he tests negative. The Ayyappanum Koshiyum actor was shooting for his upcoming film, Jana Gana Mana.

The film's director Dijo Jose and many of the crew members had tested positive for Covid-19. So, Prithviraj decided to get himself tested for Covid-19. During Unlock 5.0, the government has given permission to conduct film shootings with 100 people on the set following safety measures.

Recently, Prithviraj participated in the shoot of his upcoming film Jana Gana Mana in Ernakulam, Kerala. After the crew members of Jana Gana Mana tested positive for Covid-19, Prithviraj decided to get himself tested even though he was asymptomatic.

The results of the Covid-19 test turned out to be positive. Taking to Twitter, Prithviraj revealed that he has tested positive. He wrote, "I've been shooting for Dijo Jose Anthony's "Jana Gana Mana" since the 7th of October. We had strict protocols in place with regards to Covid regulations and associated safety measures. As is the norm, all involved in the shoot were tested before the schedule started and after the last day of shoot in the courtroom set we had put up, tests were repeated."