ONTARIO: In a viral video, a Punjabi Doctor in Canada advises people about what to do to minimise the risk of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dr Gurjit Bajwa said, “The numbers that you see in the media are not accurate. There are so many more people out there who have it… it’s going to get a lot worse”.
Asking people to take social distancing advice seriously, the Emergency Physician, Dr Gurjit Bajwa said, “We need to get away from each other, don’t have friend or parents over… Do not be in close distance with each other… Why don’t act as you have it, that’s the way to help yourself from getting it and spreading it.”
Listen to Dr Gurjit Bajwa here:
Dr. Gurjit Bajwa, Etobicoke Emergency Physician… “The numbers that you see in the media are not accurate. There are so many more people out there who have it… it’s going to get a lot worse” pic.twitter.com/i5eFoMaTxy— Village Whisperer (@village_whisper) March 22, 2020
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Canada has jumped by more than 50% on Sunday.
In Ottawa, federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said people need to get the message about staying home or the federal government will step in.
There are coronavirus cases in all 10 Canadian provinces.
Nearly 1,400 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Canada and 19 people have died. Worldwide there have been more than 300,000 cases.