Amid the 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, India tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday took to Twitter and came up with a hard-hitting message for her fans asking them not to post cooking videos when thousands are starving to death due to the global crisis. Also Read - Bangladesh Govt Decides Not to Extend COVID-19 Shutdown
“Aren’t we done with posting cooking videos and food pictures yet ? Just spare a thought – there are hundreds of thousands of ppl, specially in our side of the world starving to death and struggling to find food once a day if they are lucky,” Mirza wrote. Also Read - COVID-19 Cases Cross 1.6 Lakh-mark; Death Toll Above 4,600; Shah Speaks to CMs Over Lockdown Extension | Key Points
Earlier, the tennis ace raised Rs 1.25 crores to provide food and other basic necessities for the daily wage workers during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has so far claimed more than 16,000 lives across the world.
Meanwhile, all sporting activities have been suspended in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Athletes are staying indoors amid the 21-day lockdown across the country. While some stars are catching up with some reading, others are working out in their home and some are spending family time engaging in fun activities.
In India, the number of coronavirus positive cases in India has gone past the 3000-mark and the number is on the rise.