The veteran Indian opener, Rohit Sharma lauded the efforts of Mumbai Police during the coronavirus crisis in the country for their “Round The Clock” Vigilance. He also took the opportunity to urge people to stay indoors as the nation continues to fight the dreaded coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown across the country expected to increase.
On Saturday, the Hitman posted a video message on his social media account. Captioning the post ion Twitter, Rohit wrote: “Big round of applause to @MumbaiPolice for working round the clock and making sure every single part of Mumbai is covered. It’s our duty to help them too by doing a little favour- STAY INDOORS.”
Big round of applause to @MumbaiPolice for working round the ⏰ and making sure every single part of Mumbai is covered. It’s our duty to help them too by doing a little favour- STAY INDOORS pic.twitter.com/xImXoR5hsk
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) April 11, 2020
In recent times, Maharashtra has recorded the most number of cases in India to date and have at least 1761 recorded cases with at least 208 of them cured of the infection. The virus has also claimed more than 127 lives as per the data released by the Union Health Ministry.
Had everything gone according to plan, Rohit Sharma would have been leading his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians in the 13th edition of the tournament. However, the tournament is currently been suspended till 15 April as of now with several reports claiming that it will be postponed indefinitely given the current situation.
Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in India went past 9200 with almost 330 people losing their lives on Sunday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
The entire world is slowly moving towards a lockdown due to the scare of the ever-escalating situation concerning the World Health Organisation-recognized pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Everything- schools, colleges, airports, railway stations, gyms, sporting events, movies, offices- have been put under lockdown as the world continues to self-isolate in order to control the pandemic.