- “Isolation is extremely difficult. You just don’t do anything at that time,” he said.
- “It was very difficult for me to be away from family,” he added.
- “I never thought I was going to test positive because,” Genelia said as well.
Actress Genelia D’Souza, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, shared his quarantine experience in an interview with GossipMantri’s Rohit Khilnani. Genelia, who had previously said in her Instagram post that she was asymptomatic at all times, revealed that she still cannot understand how she contracted the virus and was very surprised when she tested positive. “If I hadn’t been tested, I wouldn’t have even known it was positive. So, the thing is, someone in the house tested positive and, as a matter of course, everyone who was in contact with him did. On August 5 and we all got tested on August 6 to see what was going on. They were all in close contact with me too. So this person was in the house and tested positive and as a routine check everyone in the house got tested. test because we were in contact with him, “Genelia told GossipMantri.
“I never thought I’d test positive because I didn’t have a cold, I didn’t have a runny nose, I didn’t have a fever, I didn’t have any of these symptoms. So I was literally extremely Confident. I was in the house, I didn’t go out at all. Genelia added.
Genelia said she moved to another home, where she spent 21 days in complete isolation, keeping busy with household chores. Staying away from family for three weeks was the hardest part of his quarantine experience. “You’re locked in that room and it’s the hardest part. Sometimes I feel like it’s even harder than you feel,” he said. “Even if you are quarantined in your room, it would help. Because even hearing footsteps or a conversation in the distance keeps you much saner than if you are alone. I found that being away from family, being alone, isolated, really hard,” he added .
When asked about missing his children Riaan and Rahyl, Genelia said her husband, actor Riteish Deshmukh, was in charge of the kids and was “fantastic” at that.: “Riteish took it. We were also in this distance learning phase and I did it more than Riteish … for three weeks he has been doing it and he did a fantastic job. Even with me, he was very worried. He was there, he was with children “.
Genelia D’Souza also spoke about the stigma associated with the diagnosis of COVID019 and how “as a society, we have to forgive, we have to be there.” See Genelia’s full interview with GossipMantri here:
On August 29, in an Instagram post, Genelia revealed that she had the coronavirus and tested negative after three weeks of isolation: “No amount of FaceTime and digital immersion can kill the evil of loneliness. I am happy to be back with my family and loved ones, “he had written.
Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh tied the knot in 2012. The couple has co-starred in movies like Tujhe Meri Kasam, Masti and Tere naal love ho gaya. Genelia was last seen in a Marathi movie Mauli in a cameo.