MOSCOW, may 5 – RIA Novosti. Nike will distribute more than 30 thousand pairs of shoes medical professionals in the United States and Europe, which are involved in the treatment of patients with coronavirus.

the Shoes, which were provided by the company, was created specifically for nurses. Published on the release, the company announced that together with different athletes decided to thank all health care workers.

the report says that these athletes joined Nike to help to donate 30 thousand pairs of shoes, “the health care system and hospitals in Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, new York, as well as managing the health of veterans.”

“Another 2.5 thousand pairs donated to hospitals in Europe, including in Barcelona, Berlin, London, Milan, Paris and Belgium”, – stated in the release.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 3.43 million cases of infection, about 240 thousand people died.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.