Italy will allocate a total of 55 billion euros for the reconstruction of the economy and population from the epidemic of the coronavirus. This was announced by the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, reports RIA Novosti.

In particular, to 25.6 billion euros will be spent on benefits for employees for the downtime and bonuses for self-employed. To support companies allocate about 15-16 billion euros, while for smaller companies will make a non-refundable payment. Even a 3.25 billion euros are intended for the health care system.

“We worked hard and did everything to take responsibility in resolving these challenges,” said Conte.

during the epidemic in Italy revealed 222,1 thousands of cases of infection of SARS-CoV-2. While the official number of survivors is 112,5 thousand people. The total number of deaths caused by called caused by infection disease COVID-19, 31.1 thousand.