India captain Virat Kohli has requested everyone to "stay at home" for the next 21 days as social distancing is the only option available right now which can stop novel coronavirus from spreading. India under the lockdown from Tuesday midnight for the next 21 days as the Govt. try to stop the spread of novel coronavirus which has affected nearly 700 people in the country so far and has taken over 10 lives as well.
"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.
Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has also requested everyone to stay at home as "this simple task can save millions of lives" so far across the globe.
"Simple things are often the hardest to do, because they require consistent discipline & determination. Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked us to stay home, stay safe for 21 days. This simple task can save millions of lives. Let's all unite in this war against COVID-19," Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
Former India captain as well as the current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has also urged people to stay indoors as this is the only option left amid this crunch situation.
"To my fellow countrymen, to the citizens around the world, these are very testing times in our lives but we will fight it. Listen to what every state government says, listen to what every health department says. Listen to the directives of the central government as they say staying at home is important. Be safe and be isolated. Most importantly, be sensible. Don't try out things believing that nothing is going to happen to you," he said.
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