Lady Gaga, John Legend and more issue social distancing PSAs amid coronavirus

Lady Gaga  (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Lady Gaga (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

"Stay home," says Arnold Schwarzenegger, while Taylor Swift says, "This is the time to cancel plans."

Celebrities from John Legend to Lady Gaga are taking to social media to urge people to practice social distancing as the coronavirus continues to spread.

"The kindest, healthiest thing we can do is self-quarantine,” says the Stupid Love singer. 

Numbers continue to spike worldwide as over 180 000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, inlcuding celebrities Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Olga Kurylenko, Kristofer Hivju and Idris Elba.

South Africa has a total of 62 cases to date, with President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring a national state of disaster.

Compiled by Bashiera Parker

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