Citing Tendulkar MP CM asks people to take care as cases rise

    Bhopal, Mar 27 (PTI) After legendary cricketer Sachin
Tendulkar tested positive for coronavirus, Madhya Pradesh
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday urged people
to be careful and said "even the God of cricket cannot remain
untouched by COVID-19".
    In a tweet in Hindi, the CM said, "Jab Cricket Ke
Bhagwan Bhi COVID-19 Se Achhoote Nahi Rah Sakte, To Aap Aur
Hum Kya Hai? Kripya Mask Lagayen, Savdhani Rakhe, Apane Aap Ko
Aur Aapke Apano Ko COVID-19 Se Bachaye. @sachinrt Ji Ke
Shighra Hi Purn Swasth Hone Ki Kamna Karta Karta Hoon".
    (What are people like us when even the God of cricket
cannot remain untouched by COVID-19. Please wear a
careful, protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19.
rt wish you an early recovery).
    Meanwhile, Chouhan urged people to celebrate Holi and
other festivals with their families to prevent the spread of
    "Perform traditions and rituals without crowding, but
obtain the necessary approval from local administration for
this," he said.
    Chouhan also said that necessary arrangements are in
place and sufficient number of beds is available in Madhya
Pradesh to treat COVID-19 patients.
    The CM also urged eligible people to get themselves
vaccinated, saying it is the effective medication against the
spread of the pandemic. PTI ADU

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