Deepika Padukone takes up the #SafeHand Challenge to spread awareness about Coronavirus

Smrithi Mohan
Mar 18, 2020 07:36 IST
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#SafeHand Challenge

Deepika Padukone takes up the #SafeHand Challenge initiated by WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to spread the importance of safety around the Coronavirus pandemic.

World Health Organisation General-Manager Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recently posted a video of him washing his hands with the hashtag #SafeHand Challenge. He talked about how one can keep oneself protected from the recent Coronavirus pandemic by washing hands and sanitizing. Ghebreyesus explains the handwashing technique and suggests people do the same as a safety precaution.

After posting the video he went on to nominate celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Katy Perry to name a few. He asked these celebs to nominate 3 others to take up the #SafeHand Challenge. With this challenge WHO aims at raising awareness about the importance of washing hands as a primary precaution against COVID-19.

— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) March 13, 2020

In response to the mention, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone accepted the challenge and took to Twitter and posted a video of her washing her hands while wearing a mask.

Deepika nominated Roger Federer, Cristino Ronaldo and Virat Kholi to take up the #SafeHand Challenge.

Here are all the other celebs who took the #SafeHand Challenge:

Also Read: Stay safe and follow these safety precautions against Coronavirus

Are you following WHO's handwashing technique? Please do and be safe.

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