Microsoft CEO Satya Nadela expressed concern about the current COVID-19 situation in India and thanked the United States for mobilizing assistance in times of crisis. Nadella said on Twitter that he was “sad” about the current situation in India, adding that “he thanked the U.S. government for mobilizing to help.” Google CEO Sundar Pichai (Sundar Pichai) also tweeted that he is “frustrated” by India’s deteriorating COVID crisis. He said that Google and Google employees will assist Rs. Provided 1.35 billion pounds to provide medical supplies to India and UNICEF, support community organizations, and grants to help provide critical information.
Nadella also said that Microsoft will continue to use its “voice, resources and technology to assist rescue efforts and support the purchase of critical oxygen enrichment equipment.”
I am saddened by the current situation in India. I thank the U.S. government for mobilizing to help. Microsoft will continue to use its voice, resources, and technology to assist rescue efforts and support the purchase of critical oxygen concentration equipment.
-Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) April 26, 2021
Shocked to see the worsening Covid crisis in India. Google and Google employees will provide 1.35 billion rupees for @GiveIndia, @United Nations Children’s Fund For medical supplies, organizations that support high-risk communities, and grants to help disseminate critical information. https://t.co/OHJ79iEzZH
-Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) April 26, 2021
Sanjay Gupta, head and vice president of Google India, said in a statement that the technology giant’s funding will include a grant from Google’s charity Google.org. “The first is to give cash assistance to India to help the families most affected by the crisis to help them solve their daily expenses. The second project will be handed over to UNICEF to help deliver emergency medical supplies (including oxygen and test equipment). ) To the places where India is most needed. It also includes donations from our ongoing employee donation campaign-so far, more than 900 Google employees have donated US$500,000 (approximately 3.7) to organizations supporting high-risk and marginalized communities. Crore rupees).
Nadela and Pichai’s tweets were posted within a few hours in the United States, stating that India will “immediately” provide the raw material sources needed to expand Covishield vaccine production, as India continues to struggle with a daily surge of 300,000 cases.
U.S. President Joe Biden assured India of U.S. aid, Say The country is “resolved” to help.
On Sunday, U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan spoke to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and confirmed that the incident also indicated that the country has “confirmed that the treatment will (and) be made immediately. Supplies, rapid diagnostic test kits, ventilators and personal protective equipment are “available for use in India.”
The United States is also “urgently seeking options to provide oxygen and related supplies” to help India overcome the shortage, which has endangered the lives of thousands of COVID-positive patients and those who are fighting other diseases.
The United States said: “Just as India provided assistance to India as it strained our hospitals at the beginning of the pandemic, the United States is determined to help India when needed.”
At the same time, the situation in India remains extremely dire, as there have been 352,000 new infections in the past 24 hours. On Sunday, another 2,806 people died as a result of the infection. This is the highest number of deaths in a single day in history. Despite efforts to obtain beds, oxygen supplies and ventilators in private and government medical institutions, there are still 2.8 million active cases in India.