The number of positive cases in India infected due to the ongoing health crisis is on an upswing. Each day the total is surpassing the total of the previous day and is possessing a danger. As more people are contracting the infection, the healthcare system in the country is under tremendous pressure. For the past couple of weeks, there has been a shortage of beds, oxygen cylinders, and other medical necessities.
In these difficult times, many people are stepping forward to lend a helping hand. While some people are sharing the much-needed information on their social media handles, others are providing food or medicines to the needy.
Recently, Australian cricketer Pat Cummins also donated 50,000 USD to the PM Cares Fund. It was to aid India’s fight against the life-threatening viral infection. Now, former Australian pacer Brett Lee has also come forward to do his bit to help India in challenging times.
Brett Lee said that he will be donating 1 Bitcoin (worth Rs 41 Lakh) to Crypto Relief which will aid in procuring oxygen supplies for hospitals across India.
Taking to his social media handle, Lee announced that he will be donating 1 Bitcoin and also thanked Pat Cummins for starting the initiative.
The former Aussie cricketer’s tweet reads, “India has always been like a second home for me. The love and affection that I have got from the people of this country both during my professional career and even after my retirement, holds a special place in my heart (sic).”
Furthermore, Brett Lee added that it saddens him to people suffering due to the ongoing health crisis. He feels privileged to be in a position of making a difference.
“I'd like to donate 1 BTC (Bitcoin) to Crypto Relief to help with the purchase of oxygen supplies for the hospitals across India (sic)”, read a part of the tweet.
KKR pacer Pat Cummins was the first overseas cricketer to start the initiative to help India fight the health crisis.