MOSCOW, may 28 — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of Finance has allocated 100 billion rubles 56 regions whose incomes fell due pandemic COVID-19.

the Order about transfer of funds Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed last week. The money was transferred on may 26.

“the Funds will be directed to those entities whose tax and non-tax receipts as of may 1, 2020 was below the income for the previous two years. The amount of subsidy determined in view of the need to Finance priority expenditures of regional budgets”, — said the Agency.

According to the latest data, 85 Russian regions for the whole period of the epidemic revealed more than 370 thousand people infected with coronavirus. Of these, more than 142 thousand was cured, 3968 patients died. In the world, according to who statistics, COVID-19 were exposed to at least 5.5 million people, about 350 thousand people died.