Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan encourages people to stay safe

Amid rising concern over coronavirus situation, Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to inform fans about the new stamping method adopted by the BMC as a precaution to prevent people travelling from abroad from mixing and mingling with others until a given date.

The actor, who has been voicing his concerns about the virus and encouraging fans to stay safe, tweeted a picture of a man’s hand with a ‘Home Quarantined’ stamp on it. “T 3473 – Stamping started on hands with voter ink, in Mumbai .. keep safe, be cautious, remain isolated if detected..,” he captioned the photo.

Bachchan has been actively spreading the word on coronavirus on social media. He recently penned a poem and posted a video of his rendition of the same on Twitter. He also cancelled his weekly Sunday meeting with his fans at his residence.

Fans and even the Mumbai municipal corporation extended a note of thanks to the star for “spreading the word” and encouraging many others to “home quarantine”.

“Thank you for spreading the word, Mr @SrBachchan And for reiterating the need for #HomeQuarantine to those select few, for them to be safe, cautious & responsible towards not just near & dear ones, but all!” read the tweet from the BMC’s official social media handle.

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