Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar has been meticulously doing his bit on Twitter to inform and educate his fans about the COVID-19 outbreak. In his Tweet on Wednesday, Dilip ji wrote, “I’ve been told coronavirus can spread in cold as well as hot weather. My fervent appeal to you: avoid crowded places and unnecessary outdoor exposure. #CoronaVirusUpdate”. This came as a follow-up to a post the day before, in which the 97-year-old cautioned his followers: “I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders. Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others”. Also Read - Doctor Feeds Food to Coronavirus Patient in Absence of Family, Photo Goes Viral
The Naya Daur actor who was recently discharged from the hospital following backaches has since then put himself under home quarantine as a precautionary step. The veteran actor mentioned that his wife, Saira Banu, has totally dedicated herself to make sure that he is staying away from the COVID-19. He announced the news on Twitter and urged fans to protect themselves from the growing infection in India.
The 97-year-old actor also asked the fans to looks after each other in these trying times. The entire film industry is taking safety measures as the death toll rises to over 8000 worldwide and 169 confirmed cases of infection are reported in India, including 25 cases of foreign nationals being infected and 14 cured cases.