More than seven million Muscovites have received support during a pandemic

Over seven million Muscovites received city support during a pandemic coronavirus totaling more than 28 billion rubles, according to the official portal of the mayor and government capital.

"More than a third of the total aid amounted to direct payments to citizens from the city budget, this figure has already exceeded 10 billion rubles. Such support has been received more than two million people — 16% of Muscovites. Among them, the population aged over 65 years and people with chronic illnesses that kept the regime of self-isolation, and families, which since the beginning of this year, receive a monthly cash payment for children aged three to seven years," are available on the website the words of the mayor of Moscow for economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Yefimov.

It is noted that another 1.5 million people received support in kind, for it has been allocated 3.7 billion rubles.

"In addition, 3.5 million owners exempted from contributions for the repair for the second quarter. In monetary terms the volume of such support is 11.1 billion. Also 40-60% increased salaries 42,7 thousands of health care workers for these purposes, the city has allocated 3.2 billion rubles," - added in the message.

It is emphasized that only during a pandemic 7.2 million people received support from the city in the amount of 28.2 billion rubles.

According to Yefimov, introducing additional support measures that preserve existing benefits and social benefits, this year they provided more than 495 billion rubles.

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