The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $3.7 million to help support the Seattle area,media reported. As reported in the post on GeekWire, the money is part of a $5 million donation that has already been donated to the Seattle area.
According to a statement on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s website, the donation will be fully utilized and that $1 million will be made available to those most in need, and that $1 million will help public health agencies, Seattle and King County (PH-SKC), provide accurate and up-to-date information. so that the public can take appropriate measures to help prevent the further spread of coronaviruses. In addition, the funds can help to establish temporary housing or support supplementary services for non-critically ill and homeless persons.
“The pandemic feels like a universal experience, but we must recognize that not everyone can experience it equally. By supporting the response of local communities, we can help ensure that we do not leave the most vulnerable behind us in these times of crisis.
Globally, the virus has infected more than 460,000 people and killed more than 21,000 people. In Seattle and King County alone, confirmed cases of coronavirus rose 9 percent in the past day to 1,277, resulting in 94 deaths. People need to ensure that guidelines established by medical professionals continue to be followed;