Intel To Donate 1 Million Protective Items To Health Workers

The Robert N. Boyce Building in Santa Clara, California, is the world headquarters for Intel Corporation. This photos is from Oct. 26, 2017. (Credit: Walden Kirsch/Intel Corporation)

Semi-conductor company, Intel has promised to donate 1 million protective items to health workers in response to the coronavirus

The protective items will be gotten from the company’s factory store and emergency supplies.

Confirming this, Intel director of global public affairs, Todd Brady, “We’ll continue to look for additional sources of personal protective equipment that we can source and donate as quickly as possible to meet our commitment of more than a million items.”

Intel just like other tech companies are complying to the directives of the US President, Donald Trump, which states that all tech companies must pledge to donate protective items to health workers

On Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday commended Apple for promising to donate 2 million masks, urging businesses with masks to donate them.

The COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus originated from Wuan in China in December and has spread worldwide in the months since. Globally, it has infected over 387,000 people and caused over 16,000 deaths. The US alone has more than 46,000 confirmed cases.

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