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Someone Who Has Had It Is Fine: Actor Purab Kohli & His Family Diagnosed With COVID-19

Someone Who Has Had It Is Fine: Actor Purab Kohli & His Family Diagnosed With COVID-19

If there is one thing that the current pandemic has proved is that we are all the same, and unlike humans, the deadly virus doesn't discriminate. The present heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, UK President Boris Johnson, and Idris Elba, all coming down with the novel coronavirus is proof enough. Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor and producer Karim Morani's daughter Shaza Morani have also tested positive for the virus. And now, Hip Hip Hurray actor, Purab Kohli who is currently residing in London, revealed that he and his family 'were down' with COVID-19 and are now recovering slowly.

Purab shared the post on Instagram with the intention to help those who have been panicking owing to all the pandemic scares: "Just wanted to share it with you if it helps reduce the panic a little to know someone who has had it and is fine." The actor also shared how each member of his family experienced the symptoms. 

Purab wrote, "Hey guys, we’ve just had the flu and given our symptoms our GP says we were down with COVID 19. Pretty similar to a regular flu with a stronger cough and a feeling of breathlessness." He further added, "Inaya got it first and very mild. A cough and a cold for two days. Then Lucy got it more in the chest, quite similar to the cough symptom everyone has been talking about. Then me, I got a solid cold for one day which was horrid then it vanished and this irritating cough set in for 3 days. Three of us had only mild 100-101 temperatures and fatigue. Osian got it last with a 104 fever for 3 nights. Also a runny nose and a slight cough. His fever disappeared only on his 5th day."

Check out his Instagram post here:

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Hey guys, we’ve just had a flu and given our symptoms our GP says we were down with Covid 19. Pretty similar to a regular flu with a stronger cough and a feeling of breathlessness. Inaya got it first and very mild. A cough and a cold for two days. Then Lucy got it more in the chest, quite similar to the cough symptom everyone has been talking about. Then me, i got a solid cold for one day which was horrid then it vanished and this irritating cough set in for 3 days. Three of us had only mild 100-101 temperatures and fatigue. Osian got it last with a 104 fever for 3 nights. Also a runny nose and a slight cough. His fever disappeared only on his 5th day. We were constantly in touch with the GP on the phone. Apparently everyone in London is getting it and its rampant here, and a few people we know have gotten it. Just wanted to share it with you if it helps reduce the panic a little to know someone who has had it and is fine. On Wednesday last week we were out of self imposed quarantine and are not contagious any longer. We were doing 4 to 5 steams and salt water gargles a day, ginger haldi honey mixtures to sooth the throat really helped. Also warm water bottles on the chest really helped relax the chest. Hot baths helped the fluie feelings. And of course lots and lots of rest even now after two weeks we can feel our bodies still recovering. Please stay safe. I hope none of you get it but if you do, know that your body is strong enough to fight it. Seek proper advice from your doctors as intensity of each case is different as was in my household alone. And please stay home and rest the body as much as possible. Lots of love. #CoronaVirus #Covid19 #Recovery #DontPanic #Breathe #Calm

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In his post, Purab wrote about remedies that helped the family ease their way through the infection: "We were doing 4 to 5 steams and saltwater gargles a day, ginger haldi honey mixtures to soothe the throat really helped. Also, warm water bottles on the chest really helped relax the chest. Hot baths helped the flu feelings. And of course lots and lots of rest even now after two weeks we can feel our bodies still recovering.
Please stay safe."

He urged his followers to follow all the precautions and advice shared by medical professionals. "I hope none of you get it but if you do, know that your body is strong enough to fight it. Seek proper advice from your doctors as the intensity of each case is different as was in my household alone. And please stay home and rest the body as much as possible."

Purab mentioned in his post how almost everyone in London is catching the infection with a lot of his friends and acquaintances showing the symptoms as well. It was only yesterday that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was shifted to ICU after his condition worsened owing to COVID-19. The UK still seems to be adversely affected by the virus with no signs of containment visible as of now. As the COVID-19 hotspots across the world keep fighting the pandemic, it is imperative for the rest of the world to take lessons and avoid doing what worked against the adversely hit areas. #StayHomeStaySafe

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