OnePlus Pledges to Donate 400 Oxygenators to India to Fight Covid Second Wave

OnePlus has decided to donate 400 oxygenators to help Indians to fight against the crises

India has reported 3,86,452 new Covid-19 cases and 3,498 deaths in the last 24 hours and it seems that the situation is getting worse every passing day. Considering the surge in Covid-19 cases many companies have come together to help Indians to fight against this devastating COVID-19 second wave. Smartphone manufacturers like Apple, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi have already announced their share of donations and now in the development, OnePlus has also announced that the company is pledging to donate 400 oxygenators to help alleviate the immediate need for oxygen in the country. Let’s have a closer look at the announcement.

Covid-19 Second Wave OnePlus Contribution

Pete Lau, OnePlus stated on a Community forum post, that the current situation in India is heartbreaking and it’s beyond anyone’s imagination. “I feel deeply for our community and employees in India that are facing the most trying period of the pandemic the country has seen and we wish to mobilize our resources to help out,” Pete added.

According to Pete, the country is facing a shortage of oxygen concentration devices and relief funds. OnePlus has decided to donate 400 oxygenators to help Indians to fight against the crises. Pete also suggested that the OnePlus global community has also expressed interest in making contributions.

“We have been using our social media platforms to amplify any #COVIDEmergency requests or any leads which can be of use to COVID patients. We ask that you continue to tag @OnePlus_IN with your emergency requests so we can help to amplify your message through our social media accounts,” reads the forum.

Besides, the company has also teamed up with GiveIndia to raise funds for affected and frontline workers. The global community can also contribute to this link and raise a donation of up to Rs 1 crore. Recently, OPPO has also pledged to donate 1000 oxygenators and 500 breathing machines worth Rs 4.3 crores to the Indian Red Cross Society and the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

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