It is extremely important that everyone understands the reason behind social distancing. The Coronavirus outbreak is severely hampering the health of individuals and every nation as a whole. To curb this, India is in a state of nationwide lockdown from 24th March midnight. All Indian cricket team players are supporting this decision. In fact, Sachin Tendulkar has taken to Twitter to ensure everyone knows how important it is to stay home.
Sachin Tendulkar explains the importance of the nationwide lockdown
In the video Sachin Tendulkar says that the virus is spreading because people are not understanding protocols. He says that even though the Government and medical professionals are asking people to stay home, a number of them are not listening.
He adds that this virus is dangerous for everyone regardless of the mortality rate. Hence, it is the responsibility of every citizen to take this seriously and save the nation.
On top of that, Sachin Tendulkar says that the virus is the fire and the oxygen are the people. Therefore, the only way to stop the fire is to cut off the oxygen supply. He says that it is time that the medical and essential services workers are thanked for their hard work by not burdening them further.
He posted the video in both English and Hindi.
Here are the videos
Our government and health experts have requested us to stay at home & not venture out. Yet many people are doing so.
My family & I are at home, will not be stepping out for the next 21 days.
I request you all to do the same. #CoronavirusLockdown pic.twitter.com/WG2pkd6Ljc
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 25, 2020
Not only did Sachin Tendulkar take this initiative, but also Virat Kohli. Along with his wife, Anushka Sharma, he posted a video cautioning people about the importance of the lockdown.
It is extremely important people understand the health impacts the virus is causing. The entire world is in lockdown. Factories, offices, public venues, and other locations have closed down. Even travel services are being put under lockdown. If India reaches stage 3, then it will be extremely difficult to bring things back to normal from that situation.