Video: Shah Rukh Khan appeals to fans amid Covid-19 outbreak

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Dubai - Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for coronavirus after returning to India.

By Staff Report

Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 6:46 PM

Last updated: Sat 21 Mar 2020, 1:49 AM

Following on from the shocking news that Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has been diagnosed with coronavirus (Covid-19), the film industry in India seems to have woken up to the seriousness of the issue.

While actors like Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and others have resorted to self quarantine following foreign travel, others like Rishi Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan have been more vocal about the ongoing crisis.

Khan posted a video on Friday on his Instagram page, urging people to follow instructions and not panic amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

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Let's get together and fight this #WarAgainstVirus. @cmomaharashtra_ @adityathackeray
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In the video, he says, "I appeal to all the people to avoid public places, and to avoid commuting by trains and buses if not absolutely necessary. The next 10-15 days are extremely, extremely crucial. To fight this crisis the government and the citizens have to put up a strong joint fight. So I appeal again, please do not panic. Please be careful about misinformation. And please follow the instructions and guidelines issued by the state government."

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