Jack Ma, co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group.
Jack Ma, co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, announced to help Bangladesh and some other Asian nations contain the spread of coronavirus.
He made the announcement in a tweet on Saturday.
Ma promised to donate emergency supplies, including masks, test kits, protective suits, plus ventilators and thermometers.
The other nations are – Afghanistan, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Coronavirus, which was first reported in China’s Wuhan, has spread to 186 countries and territories infecting 93,586 people. Although, 94,625 people have recovered, the disease has killed 12,836 – a fatality rate of 12 percent, according to Worldometer.
Bangladesh announced its first coronavirus cases on March 8. All three first patients recovered. But 10 days later, the country reported its first coronavirus death, followed by another fatality on last Friday.