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COVID-19 relief: ISHA Foundation distributes lakhs of food packets

COVID-19 relief: ISHA Foundation distributes lakhs of food packets
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Bengaluru, July 12 (PTI): ISHA Foundation has distrbuted

more than seven lakh packets of snacks and beverages to

government hospitals in Karnataka during the second wave of

the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Foundation reached out to doctors and healthcare team

of the hospitals who were undergoing stressful times treating

COVID-19 patients.

"We were able to supply food and beverages to 61

hospitals for 75 days continuously," a Foundation

spokesperson said.

"As many as 7,34,580 packets of snacks/beverages were

distributed to government hospitals during the last 75 days

in 22 cities of 11 districts in Karnataka to the doctors and

frontline staff."

It also supported thousands of police and traffic

personnel, Railway workers, and stranded passengers, among

others, with supply of biscuits and beverages daily during

the COVID-19-induced lockdown.

Over 1,600 ration kits containing essential food items and

groceries were provided to nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes in

Chamarajnagar and Chickballapur districts, the spokesperson

added.

As many as 250 ISHA Foundation volunteers (doctors) have

been volunteering online with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara

Palike (BBMP) and Health Department to coordinate with

COVID-19 patients and their families for the last two months,

it was stated. PTI RS

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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