Actor Dilip Kumar has revealed that he's under self-imposed quarantine as a precautionary measure against the Coronavirus pandemic.

The 97-year-old actor shared a health update on Twitter, adding that his wife, actor Saira Banu, was ensuring he did not contract any infection.

“I am under complete isolation and quarantine due to the #CoronavirusOutbreak," Kumar tweeted. “Saira has left nothing to chance, ensuring I do not catch any infection."

The actor, “appealed to his fans and followers to protect themselves and others by staying indoors as much as possible. The Coronavirus outbreak transcends all boundaries and borders. Follow guidelines issued by health departments, protect yourself and others by limiting your exposure to others."

Take a look at Dilip Kumar's tweets here:

Dilip Kumar aka Yusuf Khan has been struggling with age-related illness in recent years. Last week, Banu revealed that Kumar was recuperating from a “severe backache". Banu said they had consulted doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai and the actor was doing better.

Earlier today, Hollywood actor Idris Elba revealed that he's tested positive for Covid-19. In a video update, he shared that he is feeling fine; however, he will remain in isolation until full recovery.