After seeing a 10 minutes long video of a nurse narrating the ordeal she is going through amidst the pandemic, actor Madhavan shared it and said that he feels guilty and sad. In the video, the nurse slammed people for not following social distancing and for causing trouble for the frontline workers. She who shed tears while explaining about the struggles being faced by the frontline workers, felt bad for losing the lives of Doctors and her fellow nurses. Actor Madhavan shared the video in his Instagram timeline and asked apology to her after saying that he feels sad and guilty.
On Tuesday, Tamil Nadu recorded the highest single-day cases across India as the state reported 33,059 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 16,64,350. Among these, Chennai reported 6016 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 4,50,267. The state recorded 364 deaths on Tuesday, putting the state toll at 18,369. Reports suggests that 273 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.
Amidst the second wave of COVID 19 virus, frontline workers are putting their lives on the line to control damage. The country has been witnessing 3 lakh plus infections in daily basis for the past three weeks and the people are struggling to cope up with the medical requirements with the lack of bed, oxygen and facilities. Along with politicians, important personalities from other industries such as sports, cinema are also doing their part to combat the deadly virus. Many cinema celebrities with highest number of followers in social media, has been sharing SOS posts to help others.
Now, a video of a nurse explaining about the struggles of the frontline workers. “I have seen several videos blaming nurses, doctors and hospitals. Do you people have any sense ?? We forced you people to stay inside your houses. Did you all listen to us ? To avoid this situation, we repeatedly asked you to wash hands, wear mask and stay indoors. Any of you followed it ??” she questioned.
“Can’t you people stay without eating meats and different kind of vegetables ? You people only know how to eat ?” the nurse asked. “You people won’t follow any kind of protocols but want to be treated as soon as getting admitted ?? You think Doctors and nurses are some fairy angels who will stay immortal forever ?” she further asked and explained how nurses are sacrificing their basic needs to save patients.
“45 Doctors have died so far. We don’t even have the report on the loss of ambulance drivers, CT scan technicians, lab assistants and pharmacists. If we keep continuing this, we all would die in the third wave. Please stay inside your home. Keep maintaining the distance and wear a mask. Even medical and nursing students were asked to do the duty to combat the situation.” the nurse shed tears explaining the pain she is going through while seeing the deaths. “Stop blaming the front line workers and start co-operating” she said.
Sharing the video in his timeline, actor Madhavan said he feels sad and guilty. He said that people owe to the frontline workers for their entire lifetime by writing “I feel so guilty and sad. Forgive us sister .. most of us are grateful beyond words to you and all the Frontline workers. தயவுசெய்து எங்களை மன்னியுங்கள். நாங்கள் உங்களுக்கு நித்தியமாக கடன்பட்டிருக்கிறோம்” as his caption.
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