COVID-19: Russia To Pay Doctors $1000 Extra

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced additional payouts to health professionals working on the frontline of the country’s fight against coronavirus. Putin listed the bonuses as part of new measures to support Russians during the epidemic after health officials reported over 1,000 new coronavirus cases.

According to Guardian, Putin made this known during a video call with regional governors.

Doctors treating coronavirus patients will be paid an additional 80,000 rubles ($1,059) per month, while nurses, ambulance medics and drivers will get between 25,000 and 50,000 rubles.

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