The amount of funding of the fund to combat the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Ukraine and its consequences will be 97.1 billion UAH. This was announced by the Prime Minister Denis Shmygal at the conciliation council of the leaders of factions and groups of the Verkhovna Rada, the GORDON correspondent reports.
He specified that the money will go to additional payments to doctors, to purchase artificial ventilation devices are easy, protective equipment and test systems.
“It is important that in the law on the budget we prescribed that the provision that the Cabinet of Ministers will make decisions on payment from the fund to fight against coronavirus in coordination with the budget committee [Рады]. That is, it will not be the sole decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, “said Shmygal.
The COVID-19 outbreak began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. March 11, the World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. According to the American Johns Hopkins University, on March 30, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 723 thousand, of which 34 026 people died, more than 152 thousand recovered.
In Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Health, on the morning of March 30, 480 cases of coronavirus infection were registered, 11 of them ended in death.