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Dilip Kumar under ‘quarantine’ as precautionary measure against COVID-19

Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar on Monday said he is under “complete isolation and quarantine” as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The 97-year-old actor shared a health update on Twitter, adding that his wife, actor Saira Banu, was ensuring he did not contract any infection.

 

“I am under complete isolation and quarantine due to the #CoronavirusOutbreak,” Kumar tweeted. “Saira has left nothing to chance, ensuring I do not catch any infection.”

The actor appealed to his fans and followers to protect themselves and others by staying indoors as much as possible.

“The #CoronavirusOutbreak transcends all boundaries and borders,” he said. “Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others.”