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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai cast and crew members test positive for Covid2019

Producer Rajan Shahi also assured that the team has been following all protocols.

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MUMBAI: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actor Sachin Tyagi, Samir Onkar, Swati Chitnis and four other technicians have tested positive for Covid2019. All of them are receiving medical attention and are under home quarantine, given they do not have any major symptoms. The shoot was happening at Filmcity and was immediately stalled as soon as their reports came in.

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai producer Rajan Shahi in an official statement said that the studio followed all the SOP’s and the sets were regularly sanitised and fumigated. He shared, “The three actors are an integral part of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. As they are asymptomatic, they are under home quarantine. We immediately got everyone on the set tested, and four of the crew members tested positive. The BMC has been informed, and the entire set has been sanitised and fumigated. Currently, all of them are receiving medical attention under home quarantine. We are constantly in touch with them as their health is our priority. We stand by our commitment to safety and will continue to ensure that all safety and precautionary measures are adhered to.”

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Sachin Tyagi in a statement said that he has been tested Covid2019 positive. He adds, "We have been shooting so peacefully but this has happened nonetheless. I guess we all have to take this positively. I have isolated myself and taking care of my diet. I was asymptomatic. But thankfully I took the test on time. The production house follows all guidelines on the set and is constantly in touch."

Earlier shootings for Balaji Telefilm’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay and JD Majethia’s Bhakharwadi were halted due to the same reason. Actors Parth Samthaan, Satish Shah, Additi Gupta, Shrenu Parikh, , Kiran Kumar and Mohena Kumari also tested positive for Covid2019.

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