Samsung has announced that it will start donating smartphones and tablets to patients infected with Covid-19 and in quarantine, CNet says.
“We are donating smartphones to patients in quarantine to help them keep in touch with their families and friends, as well as air purifiers and other appliances to hospitals and quarantine centers,” Samsung said in a statement late Wednesday. “We are also donating tablets to educational institutions so that children can continue to learn outside of the classroom.”
Samsung said it’s donated $29 million in funding and goods to local governments and communities battling the respiratory virus that causes.
The South Korean company is just one of the technology companies to help with the supply of medical supplies such as hygiene kits and masks.