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Vorobyov told about the financial losses of the Moscow region of coronavirus

The budget of the Moscow region could be short of about 133 billion rubles due to pandemic COVID-19 this year, said the Governor of the region Andrei Vorobyov.

"The budget of the Moscow region and many other regions, is now experiencing tremendous pressure. The cost of medical expenses, social support has considerably increased and revenues fell. According to our estimates, this year the regional Treasury could be short of about 133 billion rubles. And, despite the significant Federal assistance, we will have to abandon some programs and projects," he said in an interview to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

According to him, all measures of social support, residents will receive the full amount, to save on expensive projects, capital investments that can be transferred at a later date.

"Maybe in landscaping or road construction will adjust work schedules, some facilities surrender later, but without loss of quality. Also reduce the volume of public procurement. Our challenge now is to balance the budget, to maintain stability for further development", — said the Governor.

He stressed that the social objective is to provide housing for defrauded investors, in 2020, the keys will be handed to 15.5 thousand of them, half of the housing is received.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.