Actor Anushka Sharma on Monday condemned the attacks on medical practitioners and discrimination faced by coronavirus patients in the country. The 'PK' actor took to twitter to post a statement in this regard and said she is deeply disturbed after reading the reports highlighting societal stigma around coronavirus.
It is necessary that the countrymen take care of each other and treat their fellow citizens with respect: Anushka Sharma
Anushka wrote, "Deeply disturbed reading some reports about how coronavirus patients and even some medical professionals who are in the frontline taking care of such patients are being discriminately treated." She then said that it is necessary that the countrymen take care of each other and treat their fellow citizens with respect.
Anushka said, “It is important that we care for each other and are extremely sensitive to the suffering of others”
"At times like this, it is important that we care for each other and are extremely sensitive to the suffering of others," said Sharma. Many incidents of doctors and other medical practitioners fighting against Covid-19 being roughed up have been reported from different parts of the country. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has reached 9,152 including 7,987 active cases, 856 cured/discharged/migrated and 308 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.