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Bappi Lahiri hospitalised after testing COVID-19 positive

MUMBAI: Veteran singer and music composer Bappi Lahiri has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and he has been admitted at the south Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital.

The musician is currently under observation.

His daughter Reema Lahiri Bansal said in a statement that, despite utmost caution, Bappi Lahiri has been detected with mild Covid symptoms

She said due to his age, he was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Udwadia as a precautionary measure.

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“He’ll be fine and back at home soon. Thank you for always remembering him in your prayers,” she added.

Bappi Lahiri has sought the blessings and wishes of his fans, friends, and all from India and abroad, the statement continues.

“On behalf of Bappi Da, we are relaying Bappi Da’s message to all of his well-wishers and fans: “Stay healthy, stay blessed,” it added.

Recently, Bappi registering for the Covid-19 vaccine, urged his followers to register themselves for the vaccine and stay safe.


“As soon as I found out that us over 60’s and those aged between 45-59 with a specified co-morbidity are now able to get our jab booked in, I felt a sense of relief that the end to this pandemic is in sight. It was quick & simple to register at (link in bio) and I urge all of my friends in this age bracket to do the same. Please pre-register in advance as this is much more efficient than walk-ins, which should be after 3pm. Just take your Aadhaar card, voter or any government ID which has your photo, gender and date of birth. Join me and millions of other over 60’s in pre-registering for your vaccine, today to protect yourself, your family, and India,” he wrote in a Instagram post.

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