MUMBAI: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has appealed to every Indian to be patient through the extended lockdown period because this is probably the only effective way that can actually stop the spread of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an extension of the lockdown in the country till May 3, and therefore the new phase is popularly being remarked as lockdown 2.0.
"We all are in danger because of coronavirus and we need to be patient to beat its spread. Nothing compares to the pain of losing lives and I urge every citizen of the country to remain at home to safeguard themselves and their loved ones. Respect the national lockdown till May 3rd and do not flout the measures laid down by the govt. because the ability is with us to save our lives and also the lives of many others," said Ayushmann.
The actor requested each citizen to maintain constant resolve and dedication during lockdown 2.0, as they showed during the initial 21-day lockdown.
He added: "Every citizen of India is facing difficulties at various levels, every citizen is anxious but we all are persistent in trying to keep the virus at check. Only we can help India win over coronavirus and protect the lives of many people. We should all be compassionate, let our resolve not waver, let our focus to make India win not waver. Each and every one of us got to maintain strict vigil to regulate things and help India return back to normalcy."