Bengaluru: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa appealed the public to donate generously for the Covid 19 relief fund, which has been started to help the government extend advanced medical support system.
The CM stated that the state needs a lot of resources to contain the spread of the disease.
The state government has already opened several new labs and isolation centers to contain the spread of the disease. Due to the Covid 19 outbreak, the tax collection has taken a beating.
Keeping all this in mind, he requested the general public to donate generously to help the state government in its fight against the Covid 19.
“The citizens have been put to unimaginable hardships (due to spread of COVID-19)….in this dire situation an appeal is made to render a helping hand to the needy by way of joining hands with the state government in providing advanced medical support system and donating voluntarily on humanitarian grounds for the noble cause of providing health services,” the appeal read.
Those willing to donate can transfer funds online and also send cheques or DDs to Chief Minister Relief Fund COVID-19, SBI, Vidhana Soudha Branch, it said.
Till date, 51 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes one death, while three people have been discharged.