Amid the rising cases of COVID-19, TV Actor Nakuul Mehta's 11-month old son contracted the virus recently. His situation deteriorated so much that he had to be hospitalized and the brave little kid had a fight in the ICU. Sharing the news, Nakuul Mehta’s wife Jankee Parekh on Monday penned down an emotional note on Instagram.
11-Months Old Sufi Tested Positive For COVID-19
TV Actor Nakuul Mehta tested positive on December 23, around the same time, his wife Jankee Parekh and baby boy Sufi also contracted the virus. The 11-months-old baby's situation had deteriorated so much that he had to be hospitalized in the Covid ICU.
Sharing the information, mother Jankee Parekh wrote on her Instagram, "Sufi started developing fever a day after I tested positive & it refused to come down in spite of water sponges & medication. We rushed him in the middle of the night to the hospital when his fever crossed 104.2 & what followed were very hard days in the Covid ICU with my baby boy. My fighter went through it all. Right from being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, to him getting pricked 3 IVS, a bunch of blood tests, RTPCR, bottles of saline, antibiotics & injections to get his body temperature down. Sometimes, I wonder how did this tiny human get so much strength to face all of it."
Fever Finally Broke After 3 Days
Jankee added, "His fever finally broke after 3 days. Having to single handedly take care of Sufi 24/7 at the hospital felt exhausting. Little did I realise that a huge part of the fatigue & exhaustion was also because I was positive too. I will be forever grateful to my nanny who agreed to step in to the Covid ICU & take care of Sufi after the first two days as my body had almost given up. Sufi’s pead @sonalsaste , the entire staff at SRCC Childrens hospital & esp. Dr. @samdanivinit . I cannot thank all of you enough for the timely treatment & giving us the courage to fight this."
Jankee Parekh Requests Parents To Take Care Of Their Babies
Jankee Parekh concluded her note saying, "Of what we have read, Omicron is supposedly milder on adults, but to all of you with babies please do not put your guard down. Not now. Our babies cannot wear masks or get vaccinated so we need to be all the more cautious as we are coming back home to them. The idea of sharing this fight has been to make sure I can extend this awareness, even if it’s to just 1 more parent. Also Sufi turns 11 months, today. Thank you my superhero for inspiring us by your resilience & that goofy smile which makes every storm seem so trivial in comparison."
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Nakuul Mehta also shared the post on his story while stating that it might be a good resource for all young parents or anyone who might have lowered heir guard against COVID!
Son Sufi Turns 11-Months Old On Monday
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Nakuul Mehta and wife Jankee Parekh Mehta'a son Sufi turns 11-months old today. Father Nakuul Mehta shared a picture on his Instagram wishing his baby with a caption, "We are 11 months young today ❤️
11 months of giggles, laughters, tears, soiled diapers, sleepless nights & infinite joy"!
Nakuul Mehta and wife Jankee Parekh Mehta welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on February 3, 2021.
As the COVID-19 cases are rising again, we urge you to take necessary precautions and stay safe!
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