Camila Cabello is the latest international celebrity to send an appeal to India as the country grapples with a growing increase in COVID-19 cases.
The ‘Havana’ singer posted a video on her Instagram account asking people to contribute to the ongoing relief effort. India faces a devastating second wave of COVID. More than 18 million cases have been reported and the healthcare system simply does not have the resources to care for everyone. “They need protective equipment, oxygen and medicine to save lives,” said Capello.
The 20-year-old added, “My friends Jay and Radi Shetty are collecting $ 1 million to give India essential support to combat this outbreak.”
Author and lifestyle coach Jay Shetty and wife Radhi Devlucia Shetty posted similar messages on their social media platforms.
Cuban-American singer-songwriter joins Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas who are also joining forces to raise $ 1 million for Give India, which will go to providing basic equipment, oxygen and medical supplies to those in need.
The second wave in India saw daily infections surpass 350,000, with the death toll surpassing 200,000.
Many Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna and Sunil Shetty have come to the aid by donating oxygen concentrates. Actors Varun Dhawan and Taapsee Pannu teamed up with Mission Oxygen India to make donations and amplify their cause.
Salman Khan launched a food truck to feed frontline workers in Mumbai.
Actor Ayushman Khurana and his wife Tahira Kashyap have come forward to contribute to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s relief fund, while stars like Sonu Sood, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Huma Qureshi and Bhumi Pednekar are using their social media to amplify their appeals. Need.