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Dilip Kumar under self-quarantine amid Corona Virus outbreak

New Delhi: Amid the outbreak of the novel corona virus, legendary actor Dilip Kumar, in late hours of Monday took to Twitter to inform his fans, that he is under self-quarantine and safe.

The 97-year-old actor who recently got discharged from the hospital following backaches revealed how he is dealing with the situation.

“I am under complete isolation and quarantine due to the #CoronavirusOutbreak. Saira has left nothing to chance, ensuring I do not catch any infection,” read Kumar’s first tweet about coronavirus.

The ‘Naya Daur’ actor then went on to urge people to stop the spread of the virus by staying indoors.

Dilip Kumar’s appeal to all

“I appeal to all of you to protect yourself and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders,” Kumar tweeted.

“Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others,” he added.

Coronavirus in India

Several Bollywood celebrities are currently under self-quarantine as all shooting and production work has been halted in India in the light of the spurt in cases of the highly contagious virus.

In India, according to an official data, there are an estimated 114 cases who have tested positive for COVID-19 with three deaths reported from the infection.

Global Corona Virus death toll crosses 7000

The total number of deaths due to Corona Virus across the world, crossed the 7,000 mark on Monday.

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