Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar requested people not to step outside their houses and to follow Government and Health Department guidelines to overcome ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
In a video posted on Twitter, Tendulkar said we need to understand that the present situation is not one like holidays to roam and meet other people.
Tendulkar says our government and health experts across the world have requested us to stay indoors and not step outside our houses until there's an emergency. But some people are not taking this seriously. He saw videos where people are playing cricket outside,some feel like going outside and meeting friends. He added, It’s not the right time and is very dangerous for the entire nation.
He remembered, these days are not holidays. If coronavirus has reached our country, it's because of us.
Everyone needs to stay indoors for the doctors, nurses and medical professionals who are risking their lives for us. This is the least that we can do for them by following their advice.
He said he and his family have not met his friends from the last 10 days and he will continue to do so for the next 21 days as well. We can save ourselves and our families by staying indoors and help in stopping the spread of coronavirus," he added.