Vijayakant tests Covid positive, party says he is ‘completely alright’

Actor-politician Vijayakanth has reportedly been tested COVID-19 positive and has been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai for treatment.

His party said in a statement this morning that when Vijayakanth went to hospital for his routine health check-up, he was found with mild Covid symptoms.

“However, it has ben cured and Captain is now completely alright,” it added. Vijayakanth is admitted to MIOT Hospital, Ramapuram, Chennai for further treatment.

He got infected during one of his party’s (DMDK) recent events, said reports. The 68-year-old actor who is also the founding member of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) has reportedly been keeping unwell for the past few weeks.

The founder of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam has been undergoing treatment for many health ailments for years now. The news has come as a shock to his fans and followers, who has expressed their concern online.

An user posted, “DMDK Leader Captain #Vijayakanth Tested Positive for Covid-19 Virus..He is admitted in MIOT Hospital,Chennai. My Prayers For a Speedy Recovery..#CaptainVijayakanth will definitely fight back and he will be Alright..Get well Soon Sir..👍👍”

Another user posted, “It’s shocking to hear that D.M.D.K party leader & Actor “Captain” @vijayakanth tested positive for COVID.  Who admitted in private hospital in Chennai City.  My prayers for speedy recovery… #vijayakanth #DMDK #CaptainVijayakanth.”