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South Africa Gets ₦1.2b, 750 Hospital Beds From BMW To Help Fight Coronavirus

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BMW Group to aid South Africa with 750 hospital beds and 150 mobile oxygen tanks to help in the fight against Coronavirus.

BMW South Africa also pledged to help out with around 2.7 million Euros (₦1.2 billion).

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South Africa, a country with over 58 million people, is currently among the regions of the continent that is hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic.





To help in the fight against Coronavirus, BMW Group and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have pledged to provide 750 hospital beds to South Africa.

The news was announced on Monday during a virtual meeting between the BMW CEO; the German Minister of Cooperation and Development and the South African Minister of Health.

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Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Oliver Zipse, said :

“In a global crisis like the Coronavirus pandemic, solidarity is more important than anything else”

“We provide help where it is needed the most. That is why we are helping develop health infrastructure at our location in Gauteng in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the South African government,”

Furthermore, BMW South Africa, has also pledged to help out with around 2.7 million Euros (₦1. 2 billion). BMW South Africa has been doing business in the country since the 1970s.





In addition to that, the Gauteng region will get 150 mobile oxygen tanks; masks and disinfectant throughout the month of July.





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