Prabhas In Self-Quarantine After Returning From Film's Shoot Abroad (Photo Credit: File Photo)
South superstar Prabhas has announced that he is in self-quarantine in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In a short statement posted on Twitter, the "Baahubali" actor said he recently returned from Georgia after completing a film's shoot and therefore decided to keep himself insolation.
"On safely returning from my shoot abroad, in light of increasing risks of COVID-19, I have decided to self-quarantine. Hope you all are also taking the necessary precautions to be safe," Prabhas tweeted on Saturday.
On safely returning from my #Prabhas20 shoot abroad, in light of the increasing risks of #Covid19, I have decided to self quarantine.Hope you all are also taking the necessary precautions to be safe. - #Prabhas via Instagram.#JanataCurfewChallenge #StayHomeStaySafe pic.twitter.com/sv1ee6Szmm— Prabhas (@PrabhasRaju) March 21, 2020
The actor is currently working on filmmaker Radha Krishna Kumar's untitled film, which also features Pooja Hedge.
It is worth mentioning here that a number of Indian celebrities are under self-quarantine after their return from abroad, including Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi. Legendary actor Dilip Kumar had on Monday said he is completely under isolation to avoid any infection due to coronavirus outbreak. The 97-year-old actor shared the health update on his Twitter account.
Meanwhile, the death count in India has reached 6 due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the country. The 6th death was reported from Bihar where a 38-year-old man lost his life on Saturday due to the coronavirus.
According to a recent report from Union Health Ministry, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 63, including three foreigners, followed by Kerala at 52 including seven foreign nationals.
It is worth mentioning here that the novel coronavirus, which originated in China, has claimed thousands of lives across the world. With no known cure so far for the coronavirus, the deadly disease has become a major issue for the entire world.