On Thursday, April 30, legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar donated INR 1 crore to assist procure oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 sufferers within the nation which has been badly hit by the second wave of coronavirus infections.
Earlier this month, Tendulkar had urged Indian residents to donate blood plasma for COVID-19 sufferers.
Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar took to social media to announce a donation to “Mission Oxygen” to “raise funds for importing oxygen concentrators and donating them to hospitals across the country.”
Misson Oxygen mentioned in a press release that Tendulkar’s contribution was extremely heart-warming.
He had inaugurated a plasma donation centre final 12 months, he mentioned in a video posted on April 24, his forty eighth birthday, and requested folks to donate to the plasma financial institution.
A lethal second wave of the virus hit India in early April and circumstances have surged to greater than 300,000 a day by the tip of the month.
“His donation of INR 1 crore to ‘Mission Oxygen’ in its endeavour to procure and provide life-saving oxygen concentrators to hospitals across the nation in this time of need is incredibly heart-warming,” learn a press release from Mission Oxygen.
— Mission Oxygen India (@india_oxygen) April 29, 2021
Earlier, in April Tendulkar had examined constructive and even hospitalised as a measure of precaution. He subsequently managed to get well quickly.