PM Modi Retweets Amitabh Bachchan’s Latest Video Post On Coronavirus (Photo Credit: File Photo - PTI Image)
To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in India, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday came up with the new information about COVID-19. He shared a video on his official Twitter account and referred to a study that suggests that coronavirus can be transmitted by the Fecal-Oral route. Importantly, the Twitter post of Amitabh Bachchan has been retweeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The actor, who has been actively tweeting about coronavirus and appealing his fans to stay indoors and safe, explained how feces of a person can contain the COVID-19 days after his treatment. "If a fly or Mosquito sits on it and then sits on eatables then the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) would be faster," he added.
In the video message, Amitabh Bachchan also discussed the measures including social distancing, washing hands, and staying indoors to save protect ourselves from deadly disease.
T 3481 - A study in the @TheLancet shows that coronavirus lingers on human excreta much longer than in respiratory samples.— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 25, 2020
Come on India, we are going to fight this!
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Amitabh has reportedly reduced the security at his Mumbai residence. According to sources the actor has let go some of the security guards asking them to practice social distancing in the wake of coronavirus when the entire nation is under lockdown for 21 days since Tuesday midnight. The veteran actor has been practicing self-isolation for a couple of weeks now with his family at Jalsa and also got a Self-quarantine stamp that he shared on Twitter.
It is to be noted that the total number of coronavirus cases in India surged to 606 including 43 foreign nationals. Whereas, the number of deaths was 10. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 553 while 43 people have been cured, discharged or migrated.