A TikTok user who goes by the name Sameer Khan had earlier posted a video talking about how wearing a mask doesn’t protect one against the coronavirus, which has been claiming lives globally and has brought the world economy to a standstill. Now, the same TikTok user has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a video that he posted earlier, he asked his followers to have faith in God and not in a ‘piece of cloth’.
MP: TikTok user Samir Khan who mocked face mask in video tests positive for Coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/r7ZKo99l8W
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A report on a portal suggests that Sameer Khan is an electrician by profession and he had been distributing vegetables in his area among the needy without taking any precautions like wearing a mask. On Friday, after being tested positive for the coronavirus, he got admitted to Bundelkhand Medical College in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. Currently, the officials are tracing other people who got in contact with him recently.