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COVID-19 in India: Amazon website shows delivery of only essential products in some cities

COVID-19 latest update: Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 across the country, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced to deliver only essential goods in India.

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COVID-19 second wave has hit India and how. Coronavirus cases are rising at a massive scale with each passing day in the country. Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 across, the e-commerce giant Amazon has announced to deliver only essential goods in some parts of India. Also Read - Amazon Great Indian Festival sale: Best deals on Redmi 10 Prime, OnePlus 9R, iPhone 11 and more

These cities include Delhi and some others that are going through COVID-19 lockdown due to the rise in cases. For the unaware, Delhi government has announced temporary lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus, so has Maharashtra and some others. Also Read - Diwali celebrations 2021: Best deals on home appliances under Rs 5,000

Here’s what Amazon says

The Amazon website or Amazon.in clearly shows a big banner that states “delivering essential only”. In an official statement the e-commerce giant notes, “In light of the latest government guidelines, we are taking orders of essentials products only. Delivering may take longer than normal.” Also Read - Amazon Prime subscription plans to get expensive by Rs 500 in India: Check new prices

The essential products include: “Handwash, Sanitizers & Disinfectants, Grocery Essentials, Grooming Essentials, Skin & Hair Care Essentials, Pet essentials- food, supplements & more, Food & grocery essentials, Personal care, grooming & hygiene, Health & fitness essentials, Baby care & Pet supplies, and Cleaning & household supplies.”

How tech giants are helping India

Tech giants starting from Apple, Google, Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo have come forward in support of India amid the COVID-19 second wave. While some companies have announced donation, others are giving away masks and other essential medical products.

Take a look at how tech giants are supporting India to fight the COVID second wave:

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  • Published Date: April 28, 2021 8:00 AM IST
  • Updated Date: April 28, 2021 10:50 AM IST



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