Australian cricketer David Warner has extended his support to healthcare workers who are working round the clock to treat coronavirus patients. The opening batsman posted a video where he is seen shaving his head. Warner nominated Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Pat Cummins, Marcus Stoinis, Joe Burns and others to take the challenge and extend their support to frontline workers during Covid-19.
In the clip posted on Instagram, shirtless Warner is seen shaving his head with a trimmer. He also shared a photograph of the shaved look
“Been nominated to shave my head in support of those working on the frontline #Covid-19 here is a time lapse. I think my debut was the last time I recall I’ve done this. Like it or not??” Warner said in an Instagram post with a video of the dashing left-hander trimming his hair in time-lapse mode.
Warner’s post has garnered over 1,18,000 likes so far.
Cricketers and celebrities are taking to various social media platforms to extend their support to people fighting the deadly virus. They have also urged fans to abide by the government guidelines to restrict the spread of novel coronavirus.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Australia’s death toll stands at 19, as per the Sydney Morning Herald.
As of 8 am today, 4460 people across Australia have tested positive for COVID-19.
The World Health Organisation had termed coronavirus as a ”pandemic” on March 11.
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