Coronavirus Scare: Deepika Padukone teaches us how to stay safe amidst the pandemic

Updated: Mar 18, 2020, 10:11 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

As the Director-General of the World Health Organisation nominates Deepika Padukone to spread the Safe Hands Challenge awareness amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the actress teaches us how to stay safe!

Picture Courtesy: Official Twitter Account/Deepika Padukone
Picture Courtesy: Official Twitter Account/Deepika Padukone

As the Director-General of the World Health Organisation nominates Deepika Padukone to spread the Safe Hands Challenge awareness amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the actress teaches how to stay safe! Taking to her social media, Deepika Padukone shared a video as she can be visibly seen wearing a mask which has become essential to protect oneself from the global virus and is washing away her hands.

She posted, "Thank You @DrTedros, for nominating me for the #SafeHands Challenge! #COVID19 surely is an uphill health and public safety task, but all of us are in this fight together! I further nominate @rogerfederer,@Cristiano and @imVkohli to take up this challenge! #coronavirus #StaySafe." (sic)

Watch the video right here:

To spread the message of cleanliness and precautionary measures further, Deepika nominated Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virat Kohli for the #SafeHandsChallenge.

To reach out to the wider population, the Director-General is tagging celebrities for the massive influence they hold over the people. Deepika is a renowned actor and acclaimed star who is known for her influence across the world and has been a prominent voice in spreading awareness about issues, including depression.

The man himself uploaded a video that reached a lot of people worldwide, take a look right here:

Safe Hands challenge is a new global campaign by WHO where the entity has asked to share a video of how to wash your hands neatly to safeguard yourself from the virus. The outbreak has infected more than 150,000 people worldwide and killed over 5,600, continuing its scare. With this, Deepika surely contributed as she took part and furthered its reach.

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