Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID-19, fans say ‘take care of yourself as our country needs you’


Sonu Sood, who emerged as a messiah for migrant workers last year during the coronavirus lockdown and helped people immensely to reach their native towns providing huge relief to the needy, has tested positive for the disease. He took to social media on Saturday to share the update with his fans.

Taking to Instagram, Sonu shared a note in which he wrote, “Covid - positive. Mood & spirit - super positive. Hi everyone, this is to inform you that i have tested positive this morning for Covid -19 as a part of precautions I have already quarantined my self & taking utmost care , but don't worry this gives me ample time to solve your problems remember i'm always there for you all.” He captioned it, “Stay safe Stay positive.”


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Sonu’s news spread like wildfire on the internet and his fans have wished him speedy recovery. One of his fans wrote, “Get well soon [email protected], u r really doing something which showcase that humanity is still alive, lots n lots of prayers r already with u, just take care of urself as our country needs u more. May God keep u blessed, Respect, love n prayers for you," another wrote, “God bless you sir. Hope u will be ok & jaldi se thik ho jao sir bhut sara kam abhi bhi baki h (a lot needs to be done).”

Sonu was recently made the brand ambassador for Punjab’s anti-coronavirus vaccination programme by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. He also came out with a book titled I Am No Messiah in which he wrote about his experiences of helping migrant workers during the lockdown.

(Source: Instagram)