On the additional payments, the President first announced in April.

All the Federal and regional payments of allowances to health workers working with the coronavirus, should be saved for another two months, namely July and August, announced the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the medical staff on the eve of the Day of the doctor.

the President said that thanks to the efforts of the whole society, the responsibility of citizens and the heroic work of nurses, the epidemic of the coronavirus began to retreat.

On the additional payments to medical workers working with infected with coronavirus patients, Putin announced on 8 April. Doctors, the President promised an extra 80 000 rubles, the average medical personnel, nurses and medical assistants, and doctors “first aid”, working with infected mers — 50 000 rubles, Junior medical staff and drivers of the crew must additionally pay 25,000 rubles, Putin said.

the Payments were calculated for three months (April, may, June). Surcharges for April the staff had to get up to 15 may. In the beginning of may next appeal to the Russians, Putin said that the special payments to staff may 9 have received “hands only” 56 000 people in 56 regions — less than half of those health care workers who accrued such payments, although all funds for the April payments received by the regions, the President said.

In General, payments to medical staff for work with the coronavirus in the period from April to June in the regions were transferred to 41,8 billion rubles from the Federal budget, Putin said on may 19. But in some regions, the President said, paid “not those means about which there was a speech” at its meetings with the government. Responsibility for problems with payments to physicians, the President partially laid on the government.

15 may Putin separately criticized the distribution of additional payments to medical staff depending on conducted with patients time prescribed in the government decree. On the same day, the government has excluded the phrase “actual time worked” from the decision on additional payments to medical personnel working with sick COVID-19 patients.

problems with payments to physicians for work coronavirus in the regions have repeatedly drawn the attention of the prosecuting authorities. For example, during the inspection the Prosecutor’s office of Khakassia have found out that the regional Ministry of health is not timely transferred to medical institutions for the months of March and April 2020 for payments to medical staff. After the submission of the Prosecutor the head of the Republic Valentin Konovalov health workers received their promised payments in excess of 35 million rubles, said press service prosecution.

on 19 may, the Department of the Investigative Committeeand for the Krasnodar territory filed the first criminal case of due paying compensation to the medical personnel for work in conditions of coronavirus infection.

Alena Yakushova