Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 actor Parth Samthaan has tested positive for the novel COVID-19. Soon after, the actor, who plays the role of Anurag Basu in the Ekta Kapoor-produced show, self-quarantined himself. The shoot of the show was also cancelled and crew members are requested to get a precautionary test done. In the wake of this, Karan Patel, who recently joined Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 as Mr. Rishabh Bajaj, has decided to get the test done by himself. The actor's publicist, in a statement, mentioned that he hasn't been shooting for the last few days but will undergo the test for the safety of his family and co-actors. Stating that it is just a precautionary measure, fans are requested to not panic. The test will be done at home
"Karan has not been shooting for the last few days. Being a responsible citizen, he feels safety comes first. Hence, he is getting a swab test done on the personal accord for the safety of all around him. This is a precautionary measure that he is taking to provide peace to all who are concerned for his safety and his immediate family members towards whom he is responsible. Please be rest assured he is fine and there is nothing to worry about. Please do not panic this too shall pass," Karan's publicist told.
Parth, in a statement on Instagram, asked his fans to not worry. He urged people who came in contact with him in the past few days to get themselves tested. "Hi everyone , I had mild symtomps and got myself tested. And yes I have been tested Postive for Covid 19 ...hence I would urge and request everyone whose been with me in close promitixy over the last few days please go and get yourself tested . The Bmc has regularly been in touch and with the doctors guidance I am in self quarantine and I am grateful to them for all their support . Please be safe and take care," Parth wrote.