Dilip Kumar: Under 'Quarantine' As Precautionary Measure Against COVID-19

Dilip Kumar: Under 'Quarantine' As Precautionary Measure Against COVID-19

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar on Monday stated he is beneath "complete isolation and quarantine" as a precautionary measure in opposition to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The 97-year-old actor shared a fitness replace on Twitter, including that his wife, actor Saira Banu, was once making sure he did now not contract any infection.

"I am beneath whole isolation and quarantine due to the #CoronavirusOutbreak," Kumar tweeted. "Saira has left nothing to chance, making sure I do now not seize any infection." The actor appealed to his followers and followers to shield themselves and others by means of staying indoors as an awful lot as possible. "The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders," he said. "Follow tips issued with the aid of fitness departments, defend your self and others via limiting your publicity to others." Last week, Banu published that Kumar was once improving from a "severe backache".

Banu stated they had consulted physicians at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai and the actor was once doing better. Known as the "Tragedy King of Bollywood", Kumar has given memorable performances in movies like 'Andaz', 'Aan', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas' and 'Mughal-E-Azam'. The variety of verified coronavirus instances in the usa rose to 114 on Monday, with Odisha reporting its first COVID-19 affected person and a new case every in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Kerala, in accordance to the Union Health Ministry. A Maharashtra authorities legit stated 4 sufferers have been detected for the new coronavirus infection, taking the nation tally to 37.