Mumbai, Feb 23: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has expressed concern over the coronavirus outbreak in China that has claimed over 2,300 lives and asked people to take precautions and follow government’s instructions for the health crisis.
Khan, who is very popular in China, interacted with his Chinese fans through Weibo social media account which is akin to Twitter.
“A very warm hello to all my friends in China. Since I read about the outbreak of coronavirus over there, I have been extremely concerned,” he said in a video message with Chinese subtitles posted on his Weibo account on last Friday.
“I have been in touch with a few of my friends and I have been following this tragedy with a lot of pain in my heart. My heartfelt condolences to those who have lost somebody close,” he told to his fans.
On Saturday, the death toll in China’ coronavirus has climbed to 2,345 with 109 more deaths reported. The confirmed cases have risen to 76,288.
As per the official data, among the new deaths, 106 were from the Hubei Province, the epicentre of the virus, and one each from Hebei province, Shanghai and Xinjiang.