Guardiola donates € 1 million to fight coronavirus

Tanya Simon
March 26, 2020

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has made a donation of KSh 114 million (€1m) to Hospital Clinic to help them in their research and the fight against deadly coronavirus.

Spain remains the worst affected country in Europe after Italy, with the virus claiming over 2,600 lives already and the death toll expected to rise.

"Thank you very much, Leo, for your support and your commitment".

La Liga has also been suspended indefinitely, officials said on Monday that it would not resume until the government confirms that it is safe.

The hospital which is now treating victims of the Covid-19 pandemic and researching the virus confirmed receiving the massive donation on their Twitter page.

"They were absolutely unselfish and supportive", said Santa Maria President Daniel Ferro in a statement. "They wanted to improve the conditions of their compatriots". But in Belarus no one cares about coronavirus.

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In Porto, the Santo Antonio hospital will have one ward equipped with 15 intensive care beds, ventilators and monitors, reported Reuters.

"You can not forget Zico, Ronaldinho or Ronaldo".

Messi's former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has also given one million euros towards the purchase and production of medical supplies and equipment with another Barcelona-based campaign.

"The donation campaign aims to collect medical materials and financial contributions from collegiate doctors and the general population, for the purchase of medical equipment and equipment that is now lacking in health centres in Catalonia", said a statement from the College.

In response to the novel coronavirus outbreak in France, Paris Saint-Germain has donated €100,000 ($108,000) to the Secours Populaire Francais, an organization dedicated to fighting poverty.

Coronavirus: Italy death toll surges to 743
That compared with 3,776 deaths and 28,761 cases reported up to Monday. 6,600 new cases of Covid-19 were also recorded. Around the world, the coronavirus outbreak has killed almost 19,000 lives and sickened over 4 lakh people.

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