Cook took to Twitter to announce that the company will also tackle the devastating effects of the pandemic in the country.
“Amid a devastating rise of COVID In India, our thoughts are with the medical professionals, our Apple family and everyone else struggling through this dire phase of the pandemic. Apple will donate to local support and relief efforts, “Cook said in a tweet.
In the midst of a devastating spike in COVID cases in India, our thoughts are with the medical professionals, our Apple family and ev … https://t.co/6x9sL0vnRF
– Tim Cook (@tim_cook) 1619469186000
Just yesterday, Pichai and Nadella pledged their support to help the country fight the crisis.
Pichai said Google has pledged Rs 135 crore to fund new funding from India. This includes two grants from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, totaling 20 rupees. The first is GiveIndia, a nonprofit, which provides grants to families hardest hit by the crisis to help meet their daily expenses. The second grant goes to UNICEFThis will help bring urgent medical supplies, including oxygen and testing equipment, to where they are most needed in India.
Nadella said he was “broken” from the current coronavirus situation in India. “I am broken with the current situation in India. I am grateful that the US government is mobilizing to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources and technology to support relief efforts and assist in the purchase of critical oxygen concentration equipment.” ” he said.