Premier Bet has donated emergency medical equipment to a hospital in Malawi, in an effort to combat COVID-19.
The sports betting and lottery retailer provided 10 oxygen cylinders, four medical oxygen regulators and 10,000 masks to the Zomba General Hospital.
Cases of coronavirus infection in Malawi have risen sharply since the turn of the year. The total number of cases is now recorded at 30,000. This is up from approximately 6,500 on December 31, 2020.
A spokesman for Premier Bet commented: “We are very happy to provide important equipment to Zomba General Hospital in their time of need. Coronavirus is a very real threat in Malawi and the front-line workers are putting their own health at risk to save others.
“We, as a company, understand our duty to help the communities we work in. We believe this donation will save lives and help us on the road to recovering from COVID-19.”
Premier Bet has shown its dedication to Malawian communities before. Through their community department, Premier Projects, the company has donated PPE and health items to those in need across the country.
They have also built new sports facilities in Blantyre and provided gifts to orphanages in Lilongwe as part of their charity work.