In the wake of a burst in COVID-19 cases globally, Bollywood actor Malaika Arora on Monday shared a picture where she practices social distancing and lets the world know about the ways to deal with difficult situations like that of a pandemic outbreak. Recently, Malaika took to her Instagram handle to share an adorable picture with her pet dog Casper. She captions the post as “Love in the time of corona #covıd19 #selfquarantine #caspernme….. stay safe everyone😷… thank u my Arhaan for the pic”. Also Read - Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Mumbai's Dharavi Reports Third Death in Less Than 24 Hours; Area Sealed
In the picture, Malaika shared a glimpse of herself at home where she is seen sitting by her window soaking up the sun with her Casper. The picture taken from Arora’s back features her in a comfy cotton spaghetti top. Also Read - PM Modi Speaks to South Korean President, Discusses Coronavirus Situation, Its Impact on Economy
The Central Government on Saturday decided to treat the deadly virus as a “notified disaster”. As of now, the total cases of coronavirus reported in India is 110, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Also Read - Why Are Countries Rejecting China-made Protective Gears For Coronavirus?
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Meanwhile, the global pandemic has badly hit Bollywood and the industry now stands to lose around Rs 800 crore due to delay in releases and shooting schedule. Film events, awards shows and upcoming films such as Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and YRF’s Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar have postponed their release indefinitely in the wake of the health crisis.
The state governments of Delhi, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Gujarat, Assam, Lucknow, Punjab, Kerala and UT of J&K have ordered a shutdown of theatres and malls till March 31.