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“One dollar can save a life”: Retailers offer help to Covid-ravaged India

Over the last few weeks, tech giants, fashion brands, celebrities and foreign governments have sent much-needed money and medical supplies to India, where Covid deaths have increased six-fold over the past month.  On Wednesday, the Indian government reported the highest number of deaths — 4,529 — in a single day of any country at any time during the pandemic.  Experts believe the real number is even higher due to the challenges of obtaining an accurate count amidst the coun