Coronavirus: Amitabh Bachchan gets 'Home Quarantined' stamp on his hand
The Mumbai Municipal Corporation on its Twitter handle thanked Amitabh Bachchan for "spreading the word" on home quarantine.
Amid rising concern over coronavirus situation across the world, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter on Tuesday night to share a picture of his hand with a "Home Quarantined" stamp on it.
T 3473 - Stamping started on hands with voter ink, in Mumbai .. keep safe , be cautious , remain isolated if detected .. pic.twitter.com/t71b5ehZ2H— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 17, 2020
The cases in India rose to 147 on Wednesday, a day after the country reported its third death due to the Covid-19.
Bachchan has been actively spreading the word on coronavirus on social media. He recently penned a poem and posted a video of his rendition of the same on Twitter. He also cancelled his weekly Sunday meeting with his fans at his residence.
T 3470 - To all Ef and well wishers an earnest request !PLEASE DO NOT COME TO JALSA GATE TODAY .. SUNDAY MEET am not going to come !— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 15, 2020
Take PRECAUTIONS .. be safe
Sunday का दर्शन Jalsa पे cancel है , कृपया कोई वहाँ जमा ना हों आज श्याम को ।
सुरक्षित रहें???????????? pic.twitter.com/USm4kZBEYo
“बहुतेरे इलाज बतावें ,जन जनमानस सब , केकर सुनैं, केकर नाहीं, कौन बताए इ सब ; केयु कहिस कलौंजी पीसौ, केयु आँवला रस केयु कहस घर म बैठो, हिलो न ठस से मस ईर कहेन औ बीर कहेन, की ऐसा कुछ भी Carona , बिन साबुन से हाथ धोई के ,केहू के भैया छुओ न ; हम कहा चलो हमौ कर देत हैं , जैसन बोलैं सब आवय देयो , Carona-फिरोना , ठेंगुआ दिखाऊब तब !" ~ अब
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Dilip Kumar, another Bollywood icon, on Monday said he is "completely under isolation" as a precautionary measure to avoid any infection due to the coronavirus outbreak. The 97-year-old actor shared his health update on Twitter.
I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) March 16, 2020
The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders.
Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others.
I am under complete isolation and quarantine due to the #CoronavirusOutbreak. Saira has left nothing to chance, ensuring I do not catch any infection.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) March 16, 2020
Meanwhile, the Mumbai Municipal Corporation on its Twitter handle thanked Bachchan for "spreading the word" on home quarantine.
Thank you for spreading the word, Mr @SrBachchan— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) March 17, 2020
And for reiterating the need for #HomeQuarantine to those select few, for them to be safe, cautious & responsible towards not just near & dear ones, but all!#BadgeOfHonour#SecondLineOfDefence#NaToCorona https://t.co/J3hv1sSg6P