Mumbai: Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has urged people to stay home in view of the outbreak of COVID-19 and said that this ‘simple act’ could save millions of lives.
Tendulkar took to Twitter to write: “Simple things are often the hardest to do because they require consistent discipline & determination. Hon’ble PM @narendramodi Ji has asked us to #StayHomeStaySafe for 21 days. This simple task can save millions of lives. Let’s all unite in this war against #COVID19.”
Simple things are often the hardest to do, because they require consistent discipline & determination.
Let’s all unite in this war against #COVID19.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 24, 2020
Earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the nationwide total lockdown would last for three weeks.
Prime Minister Modi said during his second address to the nation, “In view of the current situation, the total nationwide lockout will be for 21 days – three weeks it’s a type of curfew,” he said.