Raam Punjabi and his wife, Raakhee Punjabi, have contracted COVID-19. And the news has since been confirmed by Raakhee, who said that they were celebrating Raam’s 77th birthday in their isolation room at a hospital in South Jakarta.
The renowned Indian-Indonesian film and sinetron (soap opera) producer, making among the latest public figures to be infected by the novel coronavirus.
A photo of the couple celebrating Raam’s birthday at their hospital room recently circulated on social media, along with reports of them undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
Raakhee said that her husband has been treated at the hospital since Oct. 3. The Raam was then admitted to the hospital as he reportedly felt weak due to decreased oxygen levels.
But, the condition of Raam is stable and his oxygen level is back to normal, and starting to get busy again with office work.
Rakhee said both she and Raam had routinely taken rapid and PCR (swab) tests since the pandemic began, and tested positive for the coronavirus late last month.