Tue, 31 Mar 2020

New Delhi [India], Mar 26 (ANI): Comedian and actor Kapil Sharma on Thursday announced that he has contributed Rs 50 lakhs to the Prime Minister's relief fund set up to fight against the novel coronavirus.

The comic took to Twitter to make the announcement and also urged people to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

"It's time to stand together with the ones who need us. Contributing Rs.50 lakhs to the PM relief fund towards the fightagainstcorona," he tweeted.

"Request everyone to stayhome staysafe jaihind PMrelieffund @narendramodi," Sharma's tweet further read.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 649, including 593 active cases. (ANI)

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