US announces $2.9 million support to India

US announces $2.9 million support to India

The US government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced $2.9 million to support India in its response to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. In a statement, the US embassy has said, "This builds on a foundation of more than $1.4 billion in health assistance, and nearly $3 billion in total assistance, that the United States has provided to India over the last 20 years."