Rishi Kapoor tweets need 'emergency' as COVID-19 positive cases continue to rise in India

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 01, 2020, 01.17 PM(IST)

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Bollywood celebrities and others have been asking their fans to stay indoors and quarantine.

As the country practices social distancing amid 21-day lockdown announced by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there have been reports of several positive cases that have come forward as part of a Muslim congregation that housed a thousand people in Nizamuddin area. The event that took place between March 13-15 now has several COVID-19 positive cases. 

On this, Rishi Kapoor spoke about the need of “emergency” as he tweeted, "Aaj ye hua kal kya kya hona hai? That is why I said we need the military out. Emergency."

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Meanwhile, Bollywood celebrities and others have been asking their fans to stay indoors and quarantine as cases continue to rise in India and elsewhere in the world.

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