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Jimmy Fallon is urging followers to observe correct hygiene amid the coronavirus pandemic by sharing the candy tune he sings to his kids after they wash their arms.
In a video shared on his Instagram on Monday, the Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon host, 45, might be seen strumming on a guitar in his rest room as he sings in entrance of the mirror.
“Wash your arms / Wash your arms/ Don’t contact your face,” he croons because the digital camera cuts to his two daughter — Winnie Rose, 6, and Frances Cole, 5 — washing their arms in a sink. The 2 women flip to the digital camera and smiles earlier than Fallon jumps again into tune.
“When you wash your arms and don’t contact your face / Then the world shall be a greater place,” the comic sings.
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Fallon captioned the lovable clip, “#WashYourHandsSong.”
On Thursday, NBC confirmed to PEOPLE that The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon will droop manufacturing via their beforehand deliberate hiatuses amid the continuing COVID-19 disaster. The hiatus was initially scheduled for the week of March 23.
Fallon delivered one final monologue on Thursday earlier than the present went darkish, sitting down earlier than an empty viewers on set in New York Metropolis as he defined the choice.
“As of this morning, we deliberate to do a present with a full viewers,” he mentioned on the time. “However because the day progressed and the extra we considered it, we and NBC determined it will be smarter to not have an viewers in an effort to do our half to assist lower the unfold of the coronavirus.”
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“Such as you, I’m watching the information and I’m simply as confused and freaked out as you might be,” he continued. “However what I do know if once we’re there for one another, we’re at our greatest, and I’m right here for you, we’re listed here are for you.”
He went on to crack jokes about Sarah Palin and President Donald Trump, together with the president’s response to the outbreak, to laughter from staffers and members of the present’s band, The Roots. It might change into his final monologue in the interim.
The Tonight Present taped an authentic episode on Thursday with out an viewers, that includes visitors Dr. Oz, Mandy Moore and Dane DeHaan.
In the course of the episode, Fallon requested Dr. Oz, 59, what can folks do through the coronavirus pandemic, to which the You: The Good Affected person creator mentioned that correct hand-washing “halves the possibilities you get coronavirus.”
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“Social distancing is the complete answer right here,” he added. “If we will simply accomplish that one purpose, then we’ll be excessive on this child as a result of we’ll be capable of decelerate the development of this.”
As of Monday morning, there are not less than 3,602 confirmed instances of COVID-19 within the U.S., and 66 folks have died.
Many states and cities have closed faculties, together with New York Metropolis, the most important faculty district within the nation.