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The center for political conjuncture analyzed the activity of heads of regions of Russia on the background of the spread of coronavirus and was named the best measures of the Russian authorities to combat infection. The related report published on the organization’s website Thursday, March 26.
One of the most effective practices was the concern about the vulnerable groups, implemented by the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. So, the capital’s residents over 65 years or those with chronic disease will receive a one-time financial assistance in the amount of 4 thousand rubles. It is expected that in this way they will be able to compensate for additional costs because of the forced isolation.
Also, experts noted the activities of the head of Yakutia aysena Nikolaev, which has established cooperation with local businesses and have agreed to the company inDriver and MYTONA has allocated 45 million rubles for the purchase of additional ventilators for the Republican hospitals. In addition, at the initiative of Nikolaev inhabitants of the Republic were able to access online broadcasts, movies, and audiobooks, either completely free or with big discount.
Another best practice was recognized measures to protect labor collectives of local businesses implemented by the Governor of the Perm territory Vladimir Mechanisim. In particular, he instructed the heads of 47 industrial enterprises in the region to allow employees to take sick leave or go to the isolation in the framework of the prevention of the spread of coronavirus. First of all it concerns those who raise several children. In addition, Makhonin has achieved dismissal of the mayor of Novokuznetsk Sergey Gordeev, who went to rest in the UAE against the background of the epidemic.
Another topical in the current circumstances, the decision recognized the introduction of measures to support small and medium businesses, which was initiated by the Governor of the Irkutsk region Igor Kobzev. So, it is suggested to provide entrepreneurs benefits for payment of utility bills and urged landlords to reduce rents or to freeze the monthly payments at the time of infection.
According to the latest data, in Russia revealed 840 cases of infection with coronavirus, and 182 of them were recorded for the last day. It is also known that two people died as a result of pneumonia COVID-19 at a hospital in Moscow in Kommunarka.
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