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The Russian government will allocate 7.5 billion rubles. on presidential payments to healthcare providers treating patients with coronavirus. This was stated by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at a meeting of the Cabinet, according to the website of the government.
“Today at a government meeting, we will consider the issue of allocating almost 7.5 billion rubles. for presidential payments for July for doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as ambulance drivers who are in direct contact with patients with coronavirus, ”he said.
The Russian government will also provide an additional 3.5 billion rubles. social workers who assist patients with COVID-19. Thus, the total amount of funds allocated for these purposes will amount to 11 billion rubles, the Prime Minister specified.
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Mishustin recalled that, on behalf of the president, payments to doctors and social workers were extended to July and August. He signed a decree at the end of June.