In their support to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan, Chinese Internet companies has offered their helping hand, with some donating cash and some donating masks and other materials.
According to Xinhua News Agency, Chinese health authorities announced Saturday that 1,287 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, including 237 in critical conditions, had been reported in the country by the end of Friday.
The pneumonia situation had resulted in 41 deaths, the National Health Commission said.
Tencent: RMB 300 million donation
On January 24, the Tencent Charity Foundation announced a donation of 300 million yuan, which is also the largest donation currently. At the same time, Tencent also established the first phase of a new pneumonia epidemic prevention and control fund.
The Tencent Charity Foundation said that the donation will be mainly used for front-line combat and prevention of epidemic areas in Wuhan and other places, including the purchase of materials such as masks, disinfectants, goggles, and help for front-line medical staff.
The 300 million yuan donated by Tencent Charity Foundation is the first phase of Tencent Charity Foundation's funding to fight the new type of coronavirus pneumonia. In the future, according to the epidemic situation, combined with Tencent's products and technologies and Internet platform capabilities, it will provide the public, especially the people in the epidemic-affected areas, with more help within their ability.
JD.com: Donate 1 million medical masks and 60,000 medical supplies
According to JD.com's announcement, they donated 1 million medical masks and 60,000 medical supplies to Wuhan in batches.
At about 3 pm on January 24th, the first batch of N95 masks have been delivered to medical institutions such as Wuhan Tongji Hospital, Union Hospital, Wuhan University Zhongnan Hospital, and so on, to the hands of frontline medical staff.
In addition to donating and donating materials, JD.com also announced today that in order to fully support Wuhan ’s local efforts to fight the epidemic, starting at 8 am on January 25, JD.com will officially open special channels to assist Wuhan ’s relief supplies across the country.
Jingdong said that in order to improve rescue efficiency in an all-round way and use resources efficiently, the channel only temporarily accepts the local government, public welfare organizations, enterprises and institutions, and medical device manufacturing enterprises and other organizations in the Wuhan area for assistance needs, and does not accept personal donations for the time being.
In addition, JD.com said that in the future, it will regularly publish details of materials and institutions transported through the channel for social supervision.
Kuaishou: Donate 100 million yuan
Kuaishou announced on January 23 that it received a donation of 100 million yuan from Wuhan Charity Federation. According to the relevant person in charge of accepting donations from the Wuhan New Crown Pneumonia Prevention and Control Headquarters, the donated funds and materials are in principle allocated and used by the Wuhan New Crown Pneumonia Prevention and Control Headquarters in principle.
In addition to donations, Kuaishou also launched customized charity gifts. Kuaishou will donate all the income from the gifts to Wuhan Charity Federation.
Xiaomi: The first batch of donated over 300,000 medical supplies
On January 24, Xiaomi announced on Weibo that Xiaomi Group launched emergency assistance in Wuhan. It is understood that the founder of Xiaomi Lei Jun is from Xiantao, Hubei, and Xiaomi also has a headquarters building in Wuhan.
Xiaomi's first batch of medical protective materials (N95 masks, medical masks, and thermometers) with a value of more than 300,000 yuan has been shipped from various places.
Xiaomi also stated that it will closely monitor the epidemic situation and continue to allocate supplies.
Douyu: Donate 10 million yuan
On the evening of January 24, the Douyu Live Broadcasting Platform, headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei, announced today that it will donate 10 million yuan to the frontline of epidemic prevention in Wuhan, and the donation will be used exclusively for the prevention and control of new coronavirus epidemics.
Meizu: Donate 300,000 yuan
On January 24, Meizu Technology stated that it would donate 300,000 yuan to the Wuhan Charity Federation for local prevention and control of emergency supplies and other needs to combat the new pneumonia epidemic.
Meizu also stated in the announcement that the Flyme system will continue to push the full amount of reminders for protective measures, so that Meizu users can receive continuous and effective tips regardless of their age.
Midea: Donates Air Conditioning Products to new emergency hospital in Wuhan
Midea announced on January 24 that, in order to combat new pneumonia, Midea’s air-conditioning plant in Wuhan plans to donate fresh air + windless air-conditioning products to the newly built emergency hospital in Wuhan.
Huami: 10 million yuan budget to purchase medical substances for Wuhan
Huami's announcement today states that they will use the money for the annual meeting to purchase medical materials to donate to the epidemic area. At the same time, management is prepared to pay the employees with red envelopes to earn the donated material.
The announcement pointed out that Huami will round up 10 million yuan this time, but they will not directly donate, but will use the 10 million yuan to purchase medical substances to support the epidemic area.
Lenovo: All IT equipment needed to assist Wuhan
Lenovo Group announced on January 25 that all IT equipment needed for emergency assistance to Wuhan Emergency Medical Engineering.
Lenovo Group stated in the announcement that it has launched an emergency rescue operation in Wuhan and donated all IT equipment needed to build Caidian emergency prevention and control hospital to Wuhan New Pneumonia Prevention and Control Headquarters in order to speed up the emergency hospital's completion and operation as soon as possible.
Alibaba: Launch of public welfare projects
Alibaba announced that at 16:40 on January 24th, the public welfare project was launched on the Alibaba Charity Platform and Alipay Charity Platform, and 71.4 million donations had been raised in 8 hours.
All subsequent donations from the Alibaba Charity Platform will be used by Beijing New Sunshine Charity Foundation and Hubei Charity Federation to purchase medical protective supplies such as goggles, N95 masks, surgical masks, protective clothing, and subsidies for doctors' accommodation.
Logistics and emergency support
The State Post Bureau issued an urgent notice again on January 24, suggesting that the public express mail to Wuhan should be given priority to the three companies of China Post, SF Express and JD.com.
China Post gives priority to the delivery of epidemic prevention materials in Wuhan and guarantees that the epidemic prevention materials will arrive in Wuhan as soon as possible.
SF sent two planes to transport medical supplies by air.
JD.com announced that it will donate 1 million medical masks and 60,000 medical supplies to Wuhan in batches to alleviate the shortage of local medical supplies.
SF: Priority to guarantee transportation of special needs materials
SF announced that it will fully coordinate resources, prioritize the transportation and delivery services for special needs materials, and provide self-delivery-based delivery services in Wuhan.
SF said that due to limited resources, if users have delivery needs, please call customer service.
The notice said that in order to ensure the safety of delivery during the Spring Festival and reduce personnel contact to ensure safety, starting from January 23, SF Express will provide self-pickup and delivery services in Wuhan.
The courier will contact the recipient by telephone in advance, and take the form of appointment into the courier cabinet or self-collection and delivery at the outlet.
JD Logistics: Opening Special Channels
In order to better serve and support medical institutions and doctors struggling to fight the epidemic, JD Logistics has launched an emergency plan. From now until February 8, priority orders will be given to medical institutions.
JD.com also announced today that, in order to fully support the local fight against the epidemic in Wuhan, from 8 am on January 25, JD.com will officially open special channels to assist Wuhan's relief supplies across the country.
Suning Logistics: Continue to maintain half-day delivery service
Suning Logistics said on the 22nd that it will continue to maintain Wuhan's half-day service. In addition, for special periods, Wuhan Suning Logistics will also cooperate with protection and prevention work, and perform temperature monitoring and registration for front-line employees entering and leaving the logistics park.
Suning Logistics stated that all courier sites in Wuhan area distributed health products such as masks and disinfectants for free, and the courier performed daily temperature monitoring and required to wear masks during the distribution process.
During the Spring Festival, Suning can place orders as usual in more than 300 cities across the country, of which more than 200 cities can achieve delivery the next day.
In addition, 1,500 Suning Bangke County Service Centers across the country will continue to provide "24-hour delivery" services to over 30,000 towns. In 51 cities around Suning Carrefour and Suning shops, users can enjoy delivery within an hour without leaving home within 3 kilometers.
Cainiao: Full support for Wuhan distribution
The Cainiao supply chain has distributed nearly 10,000 masks and thousands of pieces of sulfur soap to staff including front-line distribution staff in Wuhan, and required each distribution staff to provide on-site services to consumers to wear masks.
In addition, including Wuhan, Tmall Supermarket and Tmall Electrical City in all warehouses, distribution centers, and distribution outlets in the country, Cainiao has been implementing the most stringent preventive measures, for the health of staff, especially front-line distributors Achieve monitoring multiple times a day.
Cainiao issued an appeal to on-site courier nationwide: Please be sure to wear a mask to deliver. In order to ensure the safety of the courier, Cainiao has activated emergency capacity and is contacting various courier companies to urgently transport protective supplies for the courier on duty during the Spring Festival throughout the country. Masks in other regions will also arrive one after another.
E-commerce platforms strictly controls price rise of protective products such as masks
For those who want to take the opportunity to make money from the Wuhan epidemic, the major e-commerce platforms have also given a clear statement, severely cracked down on this move, and subsidized and tightly controlled some of the most popular products.
JD.com: Self-operated cooperation with most core mask manufacturers
Jingdong said that the demand for protective products such as masks has soared recently. Jingdong is actively working to ensure supply and price stability from the aspects of supply, storage and distribution, and platform control.
At present, JD.com and most of the core mask manufacturers such as 3M and Honeywell have realized self-operated cooperation. Products can be directly entered from JD.com's production line and delivered to users at the fastest speed.
JD.com has arranged for the first person to closely follow up with multiple suppliers to increase production capacity and supplement supply.
Pinduoduo: Delisting malicious price increases
For possible price rises, Pinduoduo has launched a special commodity emergency plan from this week. Based on historical prices, it continuously monitors epidemic-related products such as masks, disinfectants, thermometers.
For merchants whose temporary price adjustment exceeds a certain percentage, the platform will have a commissioner to guide them; for serious malicious price increases, the platform will even artificially intervene to remove products from the shelves.
In response to the peak purchase of anti-epidemic supplies during the Spring Festival, Pinduoduo has temporarily established more than 100 emergency support teams to comprehensively protect the supply of commodities during the festival from the perspective of commodities, logistics, and after-sales.
Suning: Self-operated health products will never rise in price and subsidize 10 billion yuan
On January 22, Suning Tesco issued an announcement saying that it had comprehensively combed thousands of health products (including masks, disinfectants and other products) on the entire site and issued a notice. Suning's own health products and Suning merchants' products were never Allow price increases.
Suning Tesco said in the announcement that the health products of the whole station include masks, disinfectant, hand sanitizer, air purifiers, new fans, disinfection cabinets, UV disinfection lamps and other categories involving medical, health care and home appliances. Currently Suning There are sufficient sources of easy-to-buy goods, and a health product zone has been set up to fully enjoy the ongoing 10 billion subsidy activities.
Taobao: Special official subsidy for mask products with a cost-effective subsidy of 10 billion yuan
Taobao issued the latest statement saying that it has issued a notice to all merchants selling masks on the Taobao Tmall platform and will not allow price increases. At present, there are sufficient supplies of masks on the Taobao and Tmall platforms. Special official subsidies have been provided for mask products to ensure that consumers can buy affordable quality authentic masks.
Taobao also pointed out that in the next few weeks, Ali Health's "emergency drug delivery" service will not stop during the Spring Festival: consumers in Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu and other cities can search for nearby offline pharmacy stores. When selling masks, through Ali Health's "emergency delivery" on-site service, you can quickly buy protective supplies such as masks and disinfectants.
In addition, Tmall also pointed out that the national mask emergency “heart warehouse” in Jiaxing, Zhejiang has been officially launched, and all Tmall supermarket replenishment masks will be shipped to the whole country through Jiaxing ’s “heart warehouse”.
Ali said that after the "heart warehouse" went online, all the replenishment masks that went into the warehouse did not need to enter the regional warehouses in different provinces and cities to be issued again, and could reach the hands of consumers in various cities. This is a cross-company technology, warehouse allocation, quality control relay race, and a supply chain breakthrough achieved in less than 24 hours.
Netease Yanxuan: protective equipment will never increase prices
Netease Yanxuan said that it has set up a special emergency team to launch emergency linkage of suppliers with core antibacterial technology to increase the volume of production. At the same time, they also promised that protective equipment, including masks, will never increase prices.
At the same time, they urgently mobilized and launched more than 50,000 pieces of disposable protective products, such as disposable alcohol tablets, hand sanitizers, and disposable hand sprays, for free for users across the country.
In addition, Netease Yanxuan also pointed out that its supply chain and quality control core employees actively gave up the Spring Festival vacation, escorted high-quality production, and fully protected the supply of protective gear during the Spring Festival.