Russia’s cabinet allocates $66 million for regions to support staff fighting coronavirus

Russia’s cabinet allocates $66 million for regions to support staff fighting coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 03 April 2020

The Russian government has approved allocation of inter-budgetary funds exceeding 5 billion rubles ($64.7 million) for Russians regions to support medical professionals on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus, the cabinet’s press service said, APA reports citing TASS.

In March 2020, the government greenlighted transfer of 10.2 billion rubles ($132 million) "to make stimulus payments in view of special working conditions and additional workload for medical workers caring for patients testing positive for coronavirus and people from risk groups that can get infected."

In accordance with the new order of the cabinet from April 2, Russian regions will rece

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