UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov desires folks to respect the stay-at-home orders which have been issued because the coronavirus pandemic continues to brush the globe.
The undefeated Russian, who returned dwelling to Dagestan previous to his UFC 249 struggle towards Tony Ferguson being postponed, has spoken beforehand concerning the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak that has contaminated greater than three million folks worldwide.
Simply this week, Russia introduced a spike in COVID-19 infections with 6,411 introduced on Tuesday, bringing the nation’s complete to 93,558 with 867 deaths.
“Many hoped that this bother would cross our home by; many nonetheless don’t imagine within the seriousness of the state of affairs,” Nurmagomedov wrote on his Instagram web page (translation by RT Sport) “Nevertheless, our negligence towards the recommendation and requests of docs, coupled with the panic that has developed among the many folks, has led to a excessive charge of the unfold of the illness, worsening an already tough state of affairs daily. This has led to the truth that our hospitals at the moment are overcrowded with sufferers, there aren’t sufficient specialists or medication, and the variety of sufferers is barely rising.
“Consider me. This illness is lethal and we already really feel it. Staying at dwelling, we will cut back the burden on docs and hospitals, and maybe our well timed care will save lives. Care for your family members, don’t allow them to out of the home unnecessarily. Could Allah defend us all from all ailments and treatment the sick and family members all all over the world.”
Russian president Vladimir Putin prolonged the nation’s stay-at-home orders by way of Could 11 with plans to hopefully work in the direction of a “phased exit” to permit folks to return to work after that date.
“The each day improve in instances has comparatively stabilized, however this mustn’t calm us down, the state of affairs remains to be very severe,” Putin mentioned. “The height shouldn’t be behind us, we’re about to face a brand new and grueling part of the pandemic… the lethal risk of the virus stays.”
Nurmagomedov initially returned dwelling to Dagestan to complete his coaching camp after he was instructed UFC 249 was possible transferring areas to Abu Dhabi. When that fell aside, the reigning light-weight champion was primarily trapped at dwelling after Russia issued journey restrictions to stop folks from leaving or coming into the nation to sluggish the unfold of the lethal illness.
Nurmagomedov is at the moment observing Ramadan till Could 23 with plans to struggle once more later this yr with a focused return date round September.