“And I spoke today, and the president spoke last week, with Tim Cook of Apple … And at this moment in time, Apple went to their storehouses and is donating 9 million N95 masks to healthcare facilities all across the country and to the national stockpile. “
Currently, it shows up that Apple has been able to safeguard at the very least an extra one million more masks, bringing the firm’s total donation to over 10 million masks as well as counting. Tim Cook took to Twitter to reveal the current donation status of Apple’s part in the fight against the infection.
Proud to share we’ve been able to source 10M masks for the US and millions more for the hardest hit regions in Europe. Our ops teams are helping to find and purchase masks from our supply chain in coordination with governments around the world. pic.twitter.com/uTsA6eA5ks
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) March 25, 2020
The CEO said that he is “Apple has sourced, procured, and is donating ten million masks to the medical community in the United States. These people deserve our debt of gratitude for all of the work they are doing on the front lines.”
Cook claims that not only is the business donating masks sourced from its accumulation but that its operations team is also working with federal governments around the world along with its supply chain partners to source additional masks continuously.
He also urged every person to stay at home as well as practice social distancing measures, in addition to given thanks to the workers involved in maintaining us risk-free as well as making certain vital services continue to be in place.