Vyacheslav Volodinu: Dmitry Dukhanin / Kommersant
Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, who was born in the Saratov region, has addressed to Prosecutor of the region with a request to verify the purchase of the regional authorities ten thousand of medical masks cost 425 rubles for one product. This was reported on the page “Volodin.Saratov”, dedicated to his projects in Instagram.
As writes RIA Novosti news Agency, informed the Agency “Saratov pharmaceutical warehouse”, subordinated to the Ministry of health, has bought from the Moscow firm “Sigmafarm” 28 thousand Chinese masks, protective suits and glasses for the total amount 43,36 million rubles.
This price is “caused outrage and anger among residents,” said the statement on the page in Instagram. The publication notes that Volodin took the situation under his personal control.
Updated: Prosecutor of the Saratov region started the inspection, reports “Interfax”. According to the Agency, the purchase is partially financed by the regional budget. The Department intends to assess “the validity of determining the cost of PPE for medical use.”
Earlier, the Ministry of health and the Ministry of industry confirmed the lack of personal protective equipment for physicians in the regions. Doctors recommended to reduce contact with infected with the coronavirus and save masks. As stated in the state Duma, the Ministry “gave a very encouraging data,” according to which the production of means of protection for doctors is growing.
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