Tim Cook says Apple will donate to support India COVID fight
What you need to know
- Tim Cook says Apple will donate to relief efforts in India amidst a 'devastating rise' in COVID-19 cases.
- The country recorded 320,000 new infections on Tuesday.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company will donate to ongoing relief efforts in India as the country battles a growing COVID-19 crisis.
In a tweet overnight Cook stated:
Amid a devastating rise of COVID cases in India, our thoughts are with the medical workers, our Apple family and everyone there who is fighting through this awful stage of the pandemic. Apple will be donating to support and relief efforts on the ground.Amid a devastating rise of COVID cases in India, our thoughts are with the medical workers, our Apple family and everyone there who is fighting through this awful stage of the pandemic. Apple will be donating to support and relief efforts on the ground.— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 26, 2021April 26, 2021
The country is battling an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases, and many foreign countries as well as Google and Microsoft have pledged support.
India recorded 320,000 new infections on Tuesday and almost 200,00 total deaths.
Last week, it emerged that Apple would be offering employees vaccinations against COVID-19 at Apple Park and Cupertino, from that report:
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