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More than 19 billion rubles spent in the fight against COVID-6 in Primorye

More than 19 billion rubles spent in the fight against COVID-6 in Primorye
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More than 19 billion rubles were spent in the fight against COVID-6 in Primorye. Almost 3 billion of them are from the regional budget, the rest is federal aid. The money was spent on the purchase of medical equipment and protective equipment, deployment of beds, payments to doctors and social workers, as well as support for SMEs.

According to the press service of the government of the Primorsky Territory, the damage from the coronavirus pandemic continues to increase. According to the chairman of the regional government Vera Shcherbina, budget expenditures are to be adjusted. The reduction will affect investment costs, all social obligations will be fully implemented.

It is estimated that the budget for the period of restrictive measures received less than five billion rubles. The regional government is going to save on repairs and consumables. According to Shcherbina, the regional government will reduce costs by ten million rubles, the Legislative Assembly - three million rubles. From the federal center, 925 million rubles will be allocated to balance the budgets of Primorsky Krai.

In April, deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Primorsky Territory adopted amendments to the regional budget. The change in funding occurred immediately in several respects and is aimed, inter alia, at combating coronavirus.

The growth rate of patients with coronavirus in the Primorsky Territory continues to decline for 2,5 weeks. Over the past day, the increase was 1,3%, a week ago this figure was 1,9%.

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