Rihanna: singer donates protective gear to New York State

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More and more celebrities are committed to supporting doctors and politicians in the fight against the corona virus. Singer Rihanna (32, "Good Girl Gone Bad") has already announced that she plans to donate $ 5 million to a nonprofit that supports care workers and vulnerable communities. Now it became known that the 32-year-old also donated protective equipment for the US state of New York. New York recently reported well over 30,000 corona cases, more than 21,000 of them in New York City.

"Need every help we can get"

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo (62), has the singer expressed his thanks on Twitter: "We really appreciate your help and that of many others who are committed," he wrote. "New York is at war with this virus and we need all the help we can get," said Cuomo. But the politician is certain that the citizens will make it through this crisis together, "with kindness, strength and perseverance."

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