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Primorye will spend 500 million rubles to fight against coronavirus

Primorye will spend 500 million rubles to fight against coronavirus
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The authorities of Primorsky Krai decided to replenish the reserve fund of the region by 500 million rubles. This money will be spent on measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

The draft law on amendments to the law on the regional budget for 2020 was submitted to the Legislative Assembly on March 25. According to the press service of the regional government, they want to direct the money to medicine, the purchase of protective equipment and the conduct of preventive measures.

According to the chairman of the regional government Vera Shcherbin, the budget parameters will not change, the deficit will remain the same. Deputies supported the draft law by a majority vote in three readings.

Now in Primorye officially confirmed two cases coronavirus infection. Both patients returned from a trip abroad and are now in the infectious diseases hospital. The region introduced high availability mode, this week suspended work theaters, pools and gyms.

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