The second wave of COVID-19 has hit India way harder than the first one, with the total number of cases standing at over 16.6 million and 190,000 deaths in the country. Adding to trying times, there is an acute shortage of hospital beds, medicines, and Oxygen.
In Maharashtra, which is one of the worst-hit covid states in India, Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala’s “Swadesh Foundation” is working with the Raigad administration to promote COVID-19-appropriate decorum across 1,000 villages for vaccination and day-to-day functions.
Taking to Twitter, the Indian entrepreneur announced that Swadesh Foundation has served more than 57,503 meals to frontline workers — doctors, and other health care professionals Mumbai, and delivered 17,245 kits of grocery in Raigad, along with serving 3.3 lakh meals to migrant workers. It has also distributed medical kits that included 5,400 PPE kits, 2.7 lakh double masks, 10,000 N95 masks, 200 thermal scanners, and 14 oxygen concentrators, etc