Watch: Akshay Kumar Calls For Social Distancing, Claims 'COVID Is Racing Ahead Of Us'

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With central & state Governments issuing strict measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in India, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar urges compliance.

Written By Urvashi Kandpal | Mumbai | Updated On:
Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has joined the awareness campaign initiated by the central government and the state authorities to stay indoors and minimize any kind of outdoor movement amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country. Through a two and a half minute long video shared by the Khiladi actor, he has urged the citizens of India to stay put and help emerge victorious in what he called a race between COVID and human beings. Akshay Kumar appealed to every individual saying that this a race where, "If you win, everyone wins. If you lose, everyone loses.".

Have a look at Akshay Kumar's message:

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Akshay Kumar has requested every individual through the video to co-operate with the norms laid down by the state authorities and medical officers at this time. Earlier on Thursday, he had also reciprocated with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative for social distancing as he took to his Twitter account and raised spirits of his followers to join the 'Janta Curfew' scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 22. 

Have a look:

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Terror of the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus outbreak in India has claimed 4 lives in the last 15 days with about 200 confirmed cases reported till date. The pandemic, which is reportedly in its stage 2 in India, has become the primary cause of concern in all nations across the world as the global death toll has crossed 10,000 as on Friday. In fact, Italy has registered the maximum amount of deaths due to coronavirus and the country is facing a possible endemic of the deadly virus.

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