Anup Jalota in isolation amid coronavirus scare

Veteran devotional singer Anup Jalota said he is in isolation at a Mumbai hotel as a preventive measure in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 66-year-old singer, who was in Europe for a concert, landed in Mumbai on Tuesday early morning, was soon taken to a hotel in suburban Andheri.

"I am in awe with the medical care offered by BMC for passengers who are 60 plus. I was taken to hotel Mirage as I landed in MUM (Mumbai) from LDN (London), a team of doctors was sent to attend me. I appeal each passenger landing here to cooperate and help in controlling further spread #COVID19india," Jalota posted on Instagram.

He also shared a selfie in which one can see him with a mask.

A spokesperson for the singer said Jalota is in isolation for two days.

"Anup ji hasn't gone for coronavirus test. He is alright. He is in isolation for two days for formalities, because he has just arrived from Europe tour including UK and Germany," his spokesperson said in a statement.