- Three Chief Executive Officers have promised to provide almost 10 million facemasks to help fight the coronavirus
- The assurances came from Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Elon Musk of Space X and Tesla
- Apple's donation was announced by the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence
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Three technology companies, Apple, Facebook and Tesla, have revealed plans of donating a total of 9,970,000 facemasks to support the fight against the coronavirus.
Tim Cook of Apple has indicated that the company would donate 9 million of the N95 protective facemasks.
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Elon Musk of Tesla and Space X have also announced plans of donating 720,000 and at least 250,000 facemasks respectively.
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The Vice President of the United States of America (USA), Mike Pence, announced Apple’s intended donation on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, Business Insider reports.
According to Cook, the aim is to help provide for healthcare providers who are battling the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, four of the biggest technology companies in the world have lost a total of $1.3 trillion since February 2020.
Referred to as MAGA by United States president, Donald Trump, the companies are Microsoft, Apple, Google’s Alphabet and Amazon.
The companies lost their stocks as the markets continue to be upset by the coronavirus.
At present, only Microsoft and Apple can boast of a market value of $1 trillion or more.
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