Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been admitted to a suburban hospital in Mumbai on October 30 as he had severe fever.
Recently sources revealed that he has been diagnosed with dengue and he is undergoing a treatment.
According to a source, "Nawaz was rushed to hospital on October 28 when he complained of uneasiness. Various tests were conducted, but doctors had ruled out dengue and malaria. However, when his fever showed no signs of abating, they ran another round of tests on him and dengue was detected."
‘Nawazuddin Siddiqui was hospitalized following a severe bout of viral fever and throat infection. He tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease and undergoing treatment.’
A source close to family said, "Fortunately, he was hospitalized at the right time and everything is under control. He is undergoing treatment although there is a bit of discomfort. We are praying for his quick recovery."
The number of dengue cases are on the rise in the country. This year, dengue cases have reached beyond 12,000 mark.
Dengue is a vector-borne disease. Symptoms include fever, nausea, joint pains and weakness. If untreated, patients' platelets count may drop drastically, leading to coma and death.