By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– The City of Aurora is sending 100,000 face masks to India as COVID cases continue to spike.

The masks will come from the city’s stockpile, which was built up from donations throughout the past year.

Now that COVID is getting more under control in Illinois, Aurora city leaders say it’s important to send help there. The coronavirus is still hitting India hard, with more than 100,000 new cases still being reported every day.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff