In the meantime, sports stars continue to spread awareness and educate the public, through social media, on ways to stay away from the virus.
In the latest attempt to fight the deadly disease, ace India shuttler PV Sindhu became part of the Safe Hands Challenge.
Sindhu in her latest tweet can be seen washing her hands and has asked cricketer Virat Kohli, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and tennis icon Sania Mirza to replicate the same, in turn spreading more awareness about hand sanitization.
Thank you Ms @KatherineHadda for the challenge. Definitely we all can help slow the spread of #COVID2019 I now cha… https://t.co/l0UiTviACq
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) 1584433876000
The World Health Organisation has been continuously asking people to wash their hands with soap regularly to avoid infection.
The pandemic, which originated in Wuhan city of China in early December last year, has so far claimed more than 6000 lives across the globe.
In India itself, more than a hundred people have tested positive and three people have died.