Actor Trisha, a UNICEF brand ambassador, took to social media to share an advisory against the COVID-19 pandemic. In a video that the actress posted in Tamil and English, she informs her followers about ways to avoid contacting the virus, which includes the basics such as washing hands with soap and contacting the medical helpline if the symptoms begin to show.
“Novel coronavirus or COVID-19 can be stopped. Together we can do it,” she said.
In 2017, Trisha Krishnan became the first south-Indian to be bestowed with the UNICEF celebrity advocate status.
Her profile includes responsibilities such as advocating for the rights of the youth, especially girls. Trisha has also addressed problems faced by children in Tamil Nadu and Kerala such as anaemia, early marriage, child labour and child abuse.