As many as 45 crew members who were supposed to start work on Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Ram Setu’ have reportedly been tested positive for the coronavirus. On Sunday, the actor has also informed that he has been tested COVID-19 positive.

“‘Ram Setu’ has been taking full precautions. It is really unfortunate that 45 people from our Junior Artistes Association have tested positive. They have been quarantined,” Ashok Dubey, general secretary, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) said in an interview with a publication.

According to him, around 100 crew members were supposed to join the production of the film on Monday, which was underway at Mumbai’s Madh Island.

Before this, Akshay also took to his social media to share with his fans that he has been tested positive.

“I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols I have immediately isolated myself. I’m under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take care. Back in action very soon!” his social media post read.