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Follow Basic Guidelines To Prevent Coronavirus Spread: Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Urges People To Stay Safe

Former batsman Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to ask his followers to act responsibly and ensure everyone is safe amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic around the world

Follow Basic Guidelines To Prevent Coronavirus Spread: Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Urges People To Stay Safe

New Delhi: With the rapid spread of coronavirus across the world people are being advised to stay indoors and practice social distancing and hygiene as a preventive measure and response. In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, former batsman and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, on Wednesday, took to Twitter where he requested everyone via video to act responsibly and follow basic guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep the virus at bay. The Master Blaster tweeted,

As citizens, we have to act responsibly. We could follow simple steps to keep the coronavirus at bay. It is my request to everyone to follow basic guidelines to try our best to ensure we all stay safe. #IndiaFightCorona

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In the video shared by Mr. Tendulkar, he is requesting people to avoid going to crowded places and social functions. He further adds,

If you find out that a person is not keeping well – is suffering fro fever, cough – then please maintain a distance from that person. If you feel ill, have fever of suffer shortness of breath, then please visit to the nearest doctor immediately or seek medical help at the helpline number 1075.

He further requested his follower to focus on hand hygiene and wash hands properly and suggested people to not panic and ignore unproven claims and myths.

Mr. Tendulkar also took the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ‘Safe Hands Challenge’ on Tuesday and posted a video of him washing hands to spread the awareness and importance of maintaining basic hygiene. He urged people to never forget to wash their hands for 20 seconds with soap.

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In another video shared by him earlier, he explains the correct technique of handwashing. He said,

As we hope and pray for the #CoronaVirus to be contained, the simplest action we can take to protect everyone is to wash our hands regularly and properly.

Earlier, cricketers Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli had also expressed concerns over the spread of coronavirus. In a video posted by Mr. Sharma on his twitter handle, he said,

Last few weeks have been tough for all of us and the world has come to a standstill, which is very sad to see. The only way we can come to normalcy is by coming together. And we can do this by being a little smart, a little proactive, knowing our surroundings and as and when we get any symptoms inform your nearest medical authorities.

Suresh Raina tweeted,

It’s very important that we understand the need of social isolation to break the chain, don’t spread information from unreliable sources, don’t ignore the health advisories & for sure follow the hygiene measures.#coronavirus

Mr. Kohli also urged his followers to stay strong and fight the COVID-19 outbreak by taking all precautionary measures.

The novel coronavirus disease was first detected in Wuhan, China’s Hubei province, in late December 2019, and has since spread worldwide. The death toll from coronavirus worldwide has reached 7,426 with the number of people infected with COVID-19 increased to 1,79,111 as on March 17, as per WHO. In India, as of now, there are 130 active cases of coronavirus and three lives have been lost.

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World

24,20,23,922Cases
20,36,06,535Active
3,34,95,808Recovered
49,21,579Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 195 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 24,20,23,922 and 49,21,579 have died; 20,36,06,535 are active cases and 3,34,95,808 have recovered as on October 21, 2021 at 4:33 am.

India

3,41,27,450 18,454Cases
1,78,831 733Active
3,34,95,808 17,561Recovered
4,52,811 160Deaths
In India, there are 3,41,27,450 confirmed cases including 4,52,811 deaths. The number of active cases is 1,78,831 and 3,34,95,808 have recovered as on October 21, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

65,96,645 1,825

29,333 1,075

64,27,426 2,879

1,39,886 21

Kerala

48,79,790 11,150

83,333 2,476

47,69,373 8,592

27,084 82

Karnataka

29,84,484 462

9,103 26

29,37,405 479

37,976 9

Tamil Nadu

26,90,633 1,170

14,058 268

26,40,627 1,418

35,948 20

Andhra Pradesh

20,61,810 523

5,566 88

20,41,924 608

14,320 3

Uttar Pradesh

17,10,058 11

112 6

16,87,048 17

22,898

West Bengal

15,82,813 867

7,491 63

15,56,315 795

19,007 9

Delhi

14,39,466 25

310 12

14,14,066 37

25,090

Odisha

10,36,532 559

4,387 106

10,23,849 451

8,296 2

Chhattisgarh

10,05,735 34

185 3

9,91,979 36

13,571 1

Rajasthan

9,54,393 1

38 0

9,45,401 1

8,954

Gujarat

8,26,340 14

176 9

8,16,077 22

10,087 1

Madhya Pradesh

7,92,709 9

82 3

7,82,104 6

10,523

Haryana

7,71,116 15

133 7

7,60,934 8

10,049

Bihar

7,26,036 3

30 12

7,16,345 15

9,661

Telangana

6,69,556 191

3,968 28

6,61,646 162

3,942 1

Assam

6,07,427 308

3,610 25

5,97,859 282

5,958 1

Punjab

6,02,113 32

232 16

5,85,331 15

16,550 1

Jharkhand

3,48,486 25

142 14

3,43,209 11

5,135

Uttarakhand

3,43,773 8

176 1

3,36,199 6

7,398 1

Jammu And Kashmir

3,31,299 78

800 3

3,26,070 80

4,429 1

Himachal Pradesh

2,21,936 110

1,394 46

2,16,815 64

3,727

Goa

1,77,706 47

597 23

1,73,755 70

3,354

Puducherry

1,27,521 42

461 29

1,25,208 71

1,852

Manipur

1,22,970 71

1,360 2

1,19,706 66

1,904 3

Mizoram

1,15,207 741

10,263 505

1,04,548 1,243

396 3

Tripura

84,351 2

95 7

83,440 9

816

Meghalaya

83,158 79

761 21

80,958 58

1,439

Chandigarh

65,312 2

24 1

64,468 3

820

Arunachal Pradesh

55,043 12

138 7

54,625 19

280

Sikkim

31,800 17

175 6

31,232 22

393 1

Nagaland

31,659 18

255 8

30,728 10

676

Ladakh

20,886 3

34 0

20,644 3

208

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,676

2 2

10,670 2

4

Lakshadweep

10,365

0 0

10,314

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,646

7 1

7,510 1

129

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  1. Dr.Cajetan Coelho

    March 18, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Life is a precious gift. Health is wealth. May all be blessed with sound health of mind and body.

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