New Delhi: Celebrated couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on Wednesday requested residents to remain at dwelling in the course of the nationwide large 21-day lockdown, introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid the coronavirus outbreak.
“These are testing times and we need to wake up to the seriousness of this situation. Please let us all follow what’s been told to us and stand united please. It’s a plea to everyone,” Kohli captioned the 51-second-long video on Twitter during which each the Indian skipper and Anushka could be seen urging folks to stay indoors and observe social distancing.
On Tuesday, Modi introduced that the nation can be beneath full lockdown for subsequent 21 days.
Welcoming the transfer, Kohli had requested countrymen to “stay at home” for subsequent 21 days as “social distancing is the only cure” obtainable with us which may cease novel coronavirus from spreading.
“As our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji just announced, the whole country is going into a lockdown starting midnight today for the next 21 days. My request will remain the same, PLEASE STAY AT HOME. Social distancing is the only cure for COVID-19”, Kohli tweeted.
In India, greater than 500 confirmed instances of coronavirus have been reported until now and 11 lives have additionally been misplaced.