Kidambi Srikanth took to social media to urge people to stay home and spend time with their close ones.
Various Sportspersons, along with the rest of the country, followed PM Modi request of 9PM 9 Minutes.
Indian chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is giving online sessions can keep the shuttlers fit mentally and physically.
PM Narendra Modi spoke to 40 leading sportspersons of India via video conference to talk about the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown in the country. He outline the 5 'S' - sankalp, sanyam, sakaratmakta, samman and sahyog - to fight the pandemic.
Mary Kom contributed Rs one crore from her MP Local Area Development Scheme Fund to the towards fight against coronavirus pandemic.
Manu Bhaker pledged to donate a sum of Rs one lakh to Haryana relief fund for the fight against coronavirus.
A tweet stating that a 12th grader had donated Rs 2.5 lakh to PM's relief fund was further used by Twitterati to mock Dhoni's contribution.
Hima Das, who is employed with PSU major Indian Oil as an HR officer in Guwahati, donated her one month's salary to the Assam government to help in the fight against coronavirus.
PV Sindhu donated Rs 10 lakh, equally between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Chief Minister Relief Funds, to combat the spread of coronavirus.
PV Sindhu’s father disclosed that when the option of pulling out of the All England Championships was presented, after the Indian government's travel restrictions came into force, she decided to carry on.
Vimal Kumar, who is former India badminton coach, said foreign appointees must be held accountable for departing without completing their tenures.
Vimal Kumar gave the example of China, Japan and Korea and suggested for 2020 Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes to be allowed to train.
PV Sindhu and Hima Das took the #SafeHands Challenge by WHO to spread awareness around coronavirus.
All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu beat Sung Ji Hyun to reach the quarter-finals while Lakshya Sen and Ashwini-Sikki lost in the second round.
Parupalli Kashyap said the Indian team in Birmingham for All England Championships is completely confused after the new health advisory was released to tackle coronavirus.
All England Championships 2020: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth were knocked out in first round while youngster Lakshya Sen joined PV Sindhu in the second round.
All England Championships 2020: PV Sindhu beat Beiwen Zhang 21-14, 21-17 while Pranaav Jerry Chopra-N Sikki Reddy bowed out of mixed doubles.
India Open Super 500 is set to be held in New Delhi from March 24-29 but may be closed for spectators.
All England Championships: PV Sindhu will look to overturn recent run of poor form while Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth make last push for Olympics.
PV Sindhu won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award while PT Usha got the Lifetime Achievement Award.
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