SARATOV, 29 Jul – RIA Novosti. The speaker of the state Duma, a native of the Saratov region Vyacheslav Volodin sent to the Prosecutor of the region a request to verify the purchase of the regional authorities 10 thousand of medical masks for 425 rubles apiece, according to the account of the supporters of the speaker of the state Duma in Instagram.

formerly subordinated to the Ministry of health of the Saratov region the institution “Saratov pharmaceutical warehouse” on Wednesday has bought from the Moscow firm “Sigmafarm” 28 Chinese thousands of protective suits, masks and glasses for a total amount 43,36 million rubles. In particular, the supplier within 15 days from the date of signing the agreement should put in the area of 10 thousand non-sterile disposable medical masks type FFP2 II KN95 for 425 rubles.

“the price has caused outrage and anger among residents. Information was passed in a public reception Volodin in Saratov. The head of reception promptly reported it to Vyacheslav Volodin. At this point he was in the workplace. Chairman of the state Duma appealed to the public Prosecutor of the Saratov region and has written all the material on this issue, and took personal control of the situation”, – stated in the message.

Only in the Saratov region from March 19 to April 29 392 laboratory confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus. Eight people with COVID-19 died, recovered 49 people.

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