13 Jul 2020

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and family have Covid-19

From First Up, 5:07 am on 13 July 2020

In India the number of people diagnosed with Covid-19 is growing on average by 25,000 a day. India last week passed Russia to now sit third on the list of countries behind only the US and Brazil. But the biggest story out of India over the weekend was news that the Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and members of his family have tested positive for covid-19. Indira spoke with Indira Basu who is an assistant editor of the news organisation Quint based in New Delhi.