The Funplus Phoenix team , Uzi and the Esports organizations have made beautiful actions to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic .
The number of infections and deaths from the new strain of corona virus increased significantly within 24 hours. The National Health Commission confirmed that by 7am on January 30, 170 people had died, the number of cases in China was 7,711 while the number of suspected cases was more than 12,000. These numbers are expected to rise even higher over the next 24 hours.
The outbreak and infection of Coronavirus has led to the two biggest Chinese LoL tournaments LPL and LDL being postponed. In this context, Esports organizations are also making a concerted effort to prevent the Coronavirus pandemic .
The champions of the World Championship 2019 and the Funplus Phoenix LPL Summer Fund raised up to 2 million yuan (approximately VND 6.7 billion) to purchase medical devices such as goggles, masks, protective clothing. households, medicine … help prevent and reverse the spread of the epidemic. This is not just money from the boss of the organization but also from the management team but also from the players and coaches of FPX.
This is the largest amount a Chinese esports organization has donated to prevent disease. Most recently, the team has just won the right to participate in the Spring 2020 LPL – eStar has also donated cash of 500,000 yuan, 60,000 medical masks and 10,000 pairs of medical gloves to support the virus outbreak. .
Not only organizations, but even the individual players also show great deeds. Most notably, Uzi, along with his girlfriend, both donated more than 40,000 medical masks, nearly 600 protective clothing, even Uzi called for fan club support for a purchase. Hundreds of disinfection equipment for Three Gorges Hospital, Hubei Province, one of the first outbreaks and also the home of Uzi Gunner.
The Coronavirus epidemic is still outbreaking and is causing serious consequences, affecting significantly the activities of the Chinese nation. Many activities were delayed and postponed, and esports tournaments were no exception. However, the esports community and organizations are still collecting cash and medical supplies in an effort to prevent this dangerous disease as quickly as possible.