Erica Fernandez, the star of the TV show Kuch Rang Pyar K Iise Bhi, said on Wednesday that she and her mother had tested positive for the novel Corona Virus.
In his Instagram post, the 28-year-old actor warned fans and followers about home test kits for COVID-19, which they claimed were “not at all reliable”.
“When Covid first affected us, I was more nervous about it, but most of us knew it was going to affect us sooner or later. Unfortunately, now my mom and I have tested positive (sic),” Fernandez wrote to her. Post.
The player, who has been diagnosed with laryngitis, said he had been showing symptoms since January 2 and that this was the reason he opted for home kits. Fernandes tested “negative” three times, they added. “A piece of advice not to rely on the home test (Koviself Kit) When I had a cough and sore throat on January 2, I found out I had a disease and tested myself on the Koviself kit. It could be from laryngitis and cough and sore throat. I did two more tests the next day for confirmation,” she wrote.
But when her symptoms started to get worse, she went for a lab test, which turned out to be positive for the virus, Fernandez said.
“When I started seeing symptoms, I opted for a lab test that was positive. Mom and I had congestion, coughs, colds, severe body aches and headaches, and a fever (sic) with occasional tremors.”
The Cassowary Zindagi actor assured fans that he and his mother are “isolated and under medical care”.
“I would like to request those who came in contact with us last week to kindly test themselves. Very much love,” Fernandes said.