Rihanna is lending a hand during this worldwide coronavirus pandemic. According to reports, the singer donated an undisclosed supply of personal protective equipment.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the Bajan beauty a shoutout via social media thanking her along with the Rihanna foundation for the donation.
I want to thank @rihanna and the Rihanna Foundation for donating Personal Protective Equipment to New York State.
We’re so appreciative of your help and that of so many others who have stepped up.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) March 26, 2020
As of right now, New York is suspected to have the highest number of cases in the United States. Rolling Stone reports:
“Roughly half of the COVID-19 cases in the United States are within New York State, with the number of confirmed cases approaching 40,000 as of Friday morning.”
In addition, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation donated $5 million to various organizations to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.