Amid the coronavirus pandemic, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown in India. In his address to the nation, PM Modi said, “Lockdown of 21 days is a long time, but this is important for you and your family’s safety. I believe that every Indian will not only successfully tackle this challenge but also emerge victorious in this time of crisis.” The number of positive cases in the country has crossed 515.
Celebrities like Taapsee Pannu, Shreya Ghoshal, Pawan Kalyan, Richa Chadha, Anil Kapoor and Vishal Dadlani among others have endorsed PM Modi’s announcement.
Singer Kanika Kapoor has been tested positive for coronavirus and is currently seeking treatment in Lucknow.
In Hollywood, celebrities like Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, Daniel Dae Kim, Andy Cohen and a few others have tested positive for coronavirus.
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