Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Vivo on Wednesday donated one lakh medical masks and 5,000 N-95 masks to the Maharashtra government.
"In these crucial times, it is vital that we all stand united and contribute towards containing this global health pandemic. We have planned to suspend all our new product launches during this period. We also acknowledge the role caregivers play in these crucial times and wish to support the government to ensure their safety," Nipun Marya, Director, Brand Strategy, Vivo India, said in a statement.
Acknowledging this initiative by the smartphone maker, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, "I thank Vivo for contributing to this humanitarian cause and all other corporates should also follow suit".
Additionally, the company also rescheduled the launch of its upcoming mid-range smartphone -- Vivo V19 -- with a dual-camera punch-hole and quad-camera system.
Earlier, Xiaomi had announced that it will donate lakhs of N-95 masks and protective suits in India.
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