After numerous reports stating that Dr Rajasekar, Jeevitha, Shivathmika Rajasekhar and Shivani Rajasekhar have tested positive for Covid-19, the actor took to social media a few days ago to confirm the same.
Stating that while he and his wife Jeevitha are yet to recover, his children are ‘out of it’. He also revealed that Jeevitha and him are admitted at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He had written, “The news is true that Jeevitha, Kids and I have tested positive for corona and are currently being treated in the hospital. Both the kids are completely out of it, Jeevitha and I are feeling much better and will be back home soon! Thank you!” (sic)
On Thursday, Shivathmika took to social media to urge fans to pray for their father’s speedy recovery. Stating that it has been difficult for him and giving a health update, she wrote, “Dear All, Nanna’s fight with covid has been difficult, yet he is fighting hard. We believe that it is your prayers love and well wishes that protect us and keep us going. I am here asking you, to pray for Nanna’s speedy recovery! With your love, he’ll come out stronger.” (sic) Shivani also shared the post and asked for the same. However, many fans wondered if he was critical and if they need to worry.’
However, Shivathmika soon issued a clarification, “I cannot thank you all enough for your love and wishes! But please know, he is not critical…he is stable and getting better! We just need your prayers and positivity. Thank you once again. Do not panic. Please do not spread fake news.” (sic) Prayers and wishes poured in for Dr Rajasekhar from fans on social media after the post.