Indian Americans Raise Money For COVID-19 Relief In India


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — As India battles a second wave of COVID-19, Indian Americans in Boston are raising money to help.

Currently, India is facing one of the "worst covid outbreaks in the history of the pandemic."

On Wednesday, India reached 200,000 reported deaths from coronavirus.

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In the past week, there have been at least 300,000 reported new infections each day.

On top of that, the state of Assam had a 6.4 magnitude earthquake which damaged hospitals.

The India Association of Greater Boston is holding a 5K walk/run to raise money for the American India Foundation, which will help provide critical medical supplies and other essential goods.

The race will take place on May 8 or 9 and can be done at any time and any place.

WBZ NewsRadio's James Rojas (@JamesRojasWBZ) reports:

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