Kamal Haasan tests COVID positive, admitted to Chennai hospital


Makkal Needhi Maiam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Monday took to his Twitter account to share that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The actor-politician who recently returned from the US, has been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai.

"I had mild cough following my return from the USA. When I tested, the coronavirus infection was confirmed. I have isolated myself in hospital. Everyone should be on guard realising that the COVID-19 spread has not faded," Haasan said in a tweet.

Fans and well-wishers flooded the actor's comment box with heartfelt messages and get-well-soon wishes shortly after his post.