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Mr Bean’s essential Covid-19 checklist

Hemani Sheth Mumbai | Updated on June 22, 2020 Published on June 22, 2020

Popular comedy cartoon star, Mr Bean   -  REUTERS

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in partnership with Project Everyone and Tiger Aspect Productions launched a Public Service Announcement (PSA) using popular comedy cartoon star, Mr Bean.

The ‘checklist’ is a simple list of things to do for people amid the global Covid-19 pandemic which has infected over 8 million people across the globe.

The checklist has four pointers- “Wash your hands and don’t touch your face, keep your distance-at least 1 metre, keep in touch with your neighbours and be kind and keep an eye on the symptoms and if needed call the doctor and follow their advice.”

“With cases of Covid-19 continuing to rise globally, “Mr Bean’s Essential Covid-19 Checklist” is a reminder to people about the importance of washing hands, physical distancing and demonstrating kindness to their neighbours. The PSA features a cartoon sketch of Mr Bean comically tackling a pesky roller blind to finally reveal a number of essential tips to protect people against Covid-19,” WHO said in an official statement.

The PSA is voiced by Rowan Atkinson, who originally voiced the Mr Bean character, "a child in a grown man's body" and was coordinated by Project Everyone, a not-for-profit agency founded by Richard Curtis.

Published on June 22, 2020
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