Ajinkya Rahane donates INR 10 lakh to help in the battle against Coronavirus pandemic
India has also suffered the spread of the novel coronavirus as more than 1000 people have tested positive.
Published - Mar 29, 2020 12:04 pm | Updated - Mar 29, 2020 12:22 pm
The world is going through a critical period due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. The virus has spread its fury all across the globe and more than 30,000 deaths have been registered in the whole world. In the wake of the outbreak of this life-threatening virus, the governments have implemented lockdowns in their respective nation.
India has also suffered the spread of the novel coronavirus as more than 1000 people have tested positive. 85 individuals have recovered from the virus but the nation has witnessed 24 deaths too. Post PM Narendra Modi‘s 21-day lockdown in the nation in order to battle against the pandemic, many eminent figures have come forward and extended their support in the fight against Covid-19.
Ratan Tata’s Tata Trusts received the applauds after contributing a staggering amount of INR 500 crores to battle against the pandemic. Suresh Raina also donated INR 52 lakhs towards Uttar Pradesh Relief Fund and Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. BCCI also hogged the headlines after donating an astounding amount of INR 51 crores in the wake of the pandemic. Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar also extended his support by donating INR 50 lakhs.
Maharashtra has been severely affected due to Coronavirus outbreak
Amid these testing times, many cricketers have donated to encounter this pandemic and joining the bandwagon was none other than India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane. The right-hander donated Rs 10 lakh to the Maharastra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the fight against the pandemic. The Mumbai batsman ensured to give his share when the whole world is hoping for the virus getting diminished.
Maharashtra is one of the severely affected states across the nation. The total number of COVID-19 patients in the state is at 181 and the number is increasing with every passing day. Amid this stern situation, the Maharashtra government has decided to include treatment for the pandemic under its health care scheme Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojna.
Amid the outbreak of the Covid-19, many sporting events have been either cancelled or postponed. The much-awaited IPL was also postponed to April 15 and now, considering the current situation in the country, the feasibility of the tournament looks bleak.