New Delhi [India], Mar 17 (ANI): Deepika Padukone on Tuesday took the 'Safe Hands Challenge' and shared a video where she is seen washing her hands. The actor took the challenge as the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, nominated her for the challenge amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Thank You @DrTedros, for nominating me for the #SafeHands Challenge!#COVID19 surely is an uphill health and public safety task, but all of us are in this fight together!I further nominate @rogerfederer,@Cristiano and @imVkohli to take up this challenge! #coronavirus #StaySafe https://t.co/45glSxXkqP pic.twitter.com/7s7R4pIrrL— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) March 17, 2020
On Friday, Ghebreyesus shared an awareness video on Twitter where he is seen showing the hand washing techniques to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He tweeted the video along with a caption that reads, "There are several measures you can take to protect yourself from #COVID19. One of the most important ones is regular & safe hand hygiene. Here are the steps recommended by @WHO Show the where and how you wash your hands. Join the WHO #SafeHands challenge!"
While sharing the video he nominated renowned celebrities to take the challenge and create videos for awareness. Along with Deepika, he nominated Priyanka Chopra, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Katy Perry among others. Deepika further nominated Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virat Kohli to further spread awareness on the handwash techniques, amid the coronavirus scare. (ANI)