Actor Emma Watson encouraged her fans to stay at home and expressed the reasons for staying indoors during the pandemic of coronavirus. The star from Harry Potter took to Instagram and posted a photo of herself, holding up a placard with the reasons written on it.
Captioning the post-Emma wrote “My grandma is over 70, so particularly vulnerable… My Mum is a type 1 diabetic and my best friend is a health care professional. #Istayhomefor them. Who are you staying home for? Sending love. E xxx. Thank you to @michelleobama for the tips.”
Emma’s post was’ liked’ almost 500,000 times. “I am staying home with Harry Potter,” commented one person. “It’s time to show some accountability,” another wrote.
Several followers have taken to social media to share similar messages, citing the value of social distancing to prevent the spread of the infectious virus. More than 400,000 people worldwide have been infected by the coronavirus outbreak