India is facing one of the worst waves of the coronavirus-led pandemic as the number of positive cases increases by the day. Currently, there are more than 18 million active COVID-19 patients in the country. And with the increase in cases, hospitals and medical centers across the country are struggling to meet the demand for oxygen generators and crucial medical supplies. So, after Google, Apple and Amazon, OnePlus has stepped in to help the country fight the ongoing crisis.
Now if you don’t know, in light of the recent situation in India, the big tech giants are coming to help the country through one of its worst phases of the pandemic. We recently saw Google donate a whopping 135 million rupee fund, while Amazon promised to deliver 100 ICU fans to India. Now, according to OnePlus CEO and co-founder Pete Lau, the Chinese brand Acquire and deliver 400 oxygenators. India.
Lau shared the announcement through a tweet and an official blog post on the OnePlus community forum. He showed empathy for every Indian citizen and company employee who is going through this difficult time and promised to donate 400 oxygenators to the hospitals and medical centers that need them most.
My heart goes out to all those affected by the current crisis in India. In an effort to contribute, OnePlus will acquire and donate 400 oxygenators. For our global community that wants to help, find additional information below. #A community https://t.co/sR2yrtDyM0 pic.twitter.com/WCKfj5n2Ol
– Pete Lau (@PeteLau) April 30, 2021
“At the moment, the need of the moment continues to be support in terms of oxygen concentrating devices and relief funds. Recognizing this, we will acquire and donate 400 oxygenators to help alleviate the immediate need for oxygen in the country. “ Pete wrote in the post.
Apart from this, OnePlus has also started a Initiative “GiveIndia” with the objective of “Help Patients Breathe While Fighting COVID.” So with this initiative, the company plans to raise relief funds for COVID-19 patients and frontline workers. The funds can be donated by community members and the company will match the donations equally up to Rs 1 crore.
In the meantime, if you live in India and are over 18 years old, you can register for the third phase of the vaccination campaign, which starts tomorrow (May 1) in the country. You can check out our detailed guide on how to register for COVID-19 vaccine in India.
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