Mishustin: doctors and nurses will receive doplaty 20 billion rubles

the Government will allocate 20 billion rubles for payments in June for doctors and ambulance staff who saved coronavirus patients, and are near infected people. Payments will be extended for July and August, said the head of the government Mikhail Mishustin on Thursday at the Cabinet meeting.

“the Government will allocate additional funds for incentive payments to doctors, average and younger medical personnel, ambulance drivers, which are in close contact with patients with coronavirus. For this purpose in June, provided more than 20 billion rubles. Also will be signed the decree on the renewal of such payments for July and August.”

Doplaty and their extension for doctors and nurses is planned on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation. Vladimir Putin in his address to the citizens of the country on 23 June offered to support health care workers fighting the coronavirus. “The epidemic continues”, — said the Russian leader. Hard at work in hospitals, clinics, and at emergency stations. These payments and allowances are exempt from taxes and will be taken into account when calculating holiday pay, “no matter in what period of time they leave on vacation” – said the President.

the Total amount of subsidies to physicians exceeds 5 billion rubles in the framework of state support. Earlier Mishustin signed a decree on the support of the Federal educational, scientific, and medical institutions in the amount of 15.8 billion rubles during a pandemic. Funds are allocated from reserve Fund of the government.