Kamal Haasan Offers To Convert His Residence Into Hospital To Treat COVID-19 Patients

by Sanjana Shenoy
Kamal Haasan Offers To Convert His Residence Into Hospital To Treat COVID-19 Patients

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Popular actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has won the hearts of not only his fans but also many people across the nation for his generous offer to convert his residence as a hospital to treat COVID-19 patients. The actor mentioned in a tweet that with the help of doctors in his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) he is ready to transform the building that was once his home into a temporary hospital to treat patients and combat the coronavirus epidemic in Tamil Nadu.

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What’s In It?

The talented actor and director are known for films like Dasavathaaram, Vishwaroopam, Sathyaa and Chachi 420 to name a few has revealed that he is willing to convert his residence into a temporary hospital to treat patients suffering from coronavirus. He also revealed that he is ready to do this once the government gives him permission. Kamal Haasan tweeted a picture of an open letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking sufficient measures for the informal sector of the country. Terming them as ‘unsung heroes’, he urged the Economic Response Task Force to take into account their plight and come up with relief measures like grants, tax breaks and deferred credits.

In the meanwhile, 8 people including 4 Indonesian nationals have tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, taking to the total number of cases of the deadly virus to 26 in the state. Kamal Haasan over the years has been involved in various social service activities. Earlier he donated essential stationery items like exam pad, pen, pencil, eraser, sharpener and scale to around 30,000 underprivileged students from all over the state.

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What’s More?

The fear of the coronavirus epidemic has grappled the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a 21-day nationwide lockdown to keep the virus at bay. To stop the widespread of the virus, Bangalore will be setting up 31 Fever Clinics to test people who might have symptoms of coronavirus, and Hyderabad is conducting door-door screenings for all foreign returnees. Railway coaches have also offered its coaches to be used as isolation wards t treat COVID-19 patients. So during these tough times, it’s heartwarming to see humanity from all walks of life, come together to battle this deadly virus in unison. Did you know WHO Lauds India For Prompt Actions To Combat Coronavirus?