Huami-backed Amazfit, one of the biggest wearable brands in India recently announced that it will be donating high-quality N-95 masks and hygiene essentials to numerous hospitals, including AIIMS and Manipal hospital. Much like several other companies that have stepped up in recent times, Amazfit too hopes to curb the COVID-19 pandemic by offering much-needed supplies to medical institutions.
“With a belief that the worsening condition of COVID-19 doesn’t go out of control in India. We want to extend our support to the government authorities and leading hospitals who are working really well during this tough time where the nation is facing a shortage of masks and hygiene essentials. We are thankful to Dr. Mahesh Sharma Honorable Member of Parliament and also a noble Doctor by profession, for giving us a chance to work towards this social cause and give our utmost contribution during this hard time” says CP Khandelwal, CEO – PR innovations, Amazfit, India.
Furthermore, Amazfit also launched a dedicated WhatsApp helpline number (+91-85954 38550) which can be used by government and private medical facilities in need, with Honey Singh, CEO ARM Worldwide issuing the following statement “On behalf of Huami, we are open for all requests from doctors & hospitals or any government authority for providing support for various hygiene essentials & Supply. I have converted my alternate no for this cause & Interested authority can directly reach out to our Whatsapp support line +91-85954 38550.”
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and announced that the country will be under a strict lockdown for the next three weeks, starting 24th March, Tuesday. However, medical establishments shall remain open even during the period of lockdown. As things stand, there have been over 600 reported cases of Coronavirus in India, resulting in ten fatalities. Interested readers can check out the COVID-19 tracker website for more information on the virus’ outbreak.