MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the provision of additional security guarantees for health workers fighting the coronavirus.

the Corresponding document is published on the official Internet portal legal information.

it is Noted that in case of death of a medical officer, a lump sum payment would be $ 2.7 million.

Additional insurance guarantees can provide doctors, middle and Junior medical personnel, ambulance drivers, as well as working directly with patients with confirmed coronavirus, and patients with suspected COVID-19.

In April, the President also established special payments for physicians working with patients with coronavirus.

“For doctors working directly with patients who have coronavirus infection, this Supplement will be 80 thousand rubles per month”, — said the head of state.

in addition, the average medical personnel — medical assistants and nurses — will receive 50 thousand roubles a month, nurses — 25 thousand rubles a month. In addition, there are payments for emergency physicians in the size in 50 thousand rubles per month.

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