Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone tests positive for Covid-19


Former badminton player and Actress Deepika Padukone's father PrakashPadukone tested postive for novel Coronavirus and was admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru for better treatment. Deepika's mother and sister Anisha are also positive.

Prakash Padukone, 65, is likely to be discharged this week and is recovering well from Covid-19, according to badminton coach Vimal Kumar, who is also the Director of the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy in Bengaluru.

"Around 10 days back, Prakash, his wife (Ujjala) and second daughter (Anisha), they developed symptoms and got themselves tested and the results came out to be positive," Vimal Kumar told to media.

"They got themselves isolated but after a week Prakash's fever didn't come down, so last Saturday, he was admitted to a hospital here in Bengaluru. He is okay now. All his parameters are fine, his wife and daughter are at home and he too will be hopefully discharged in 2-3 days," he added.