Barbadian singer, Rihanna has donated Personal Protective Equipment to New York to help in the fight against coronavirus .
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo,praised the pop star and generous corporations on behalf of the state
Cuomo In a tweet,said,’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.’
This comes after she donated $5 million through her Clara Lionel Foundation to several organizations within the United States, Africa and her home of the Caribbean.
NY Gov. also thanked morning-show host Kelly Ripa and her husband, actor Mark Consuelos, for donating $1 million.
New York State had 37,258 confirmed cases as of Thursday morning, up more than 6,400 from Wednesday morning, and more than 21,000 of the cases were in New York City.