A lot of misinformation about the novel coronavirus and its impact has been spreading, one such myth is that the virus also spreads through cats and dogs, however, director Rohit Shetty on Sunday took to Instagram to clear the rumours and shared that the World Health Organisation has confirmed that dogs can’t spread coronavirus.
The filmmaker shared a post on his Instagram account and said, “World Health Organisation has confirmed that dogs can’t spread coronavirus. Please don’t abandon your pets.”
In the caption he added, “There is no evidence that pets can spread COVID-19. Please do not panic in this situation. Me and my team are supporting the Maharashtra government to win this #WarAgainstVirus and would request you not to believe in any rumours,” The asked his fans to stay updated and said the best way to do it, by following Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and CMO Maharashtra on social media for the correct information. “For any info please follow: @cmomaharashtra_ and @my_bmc on Twitter …They are here to help you,”
The post was also shared by several Bollywood celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Farah Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and more.
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