Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to provide additional financial assistance to Dagestan in the fight against coronavirus infection COVID-19.

  • RIA Novosti

“The Russian government to provide the Republic of Dagestan additional financial support at the expense of budgetary appropriations of the Federal budget for implementation of measures for combating the spread of novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19)”, — stated in the instructions of Putin, published on the Kremlin website.

Responsible appointed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

The order States that the report must be made before may 25.

Earlier, Putin called the difficult situation of coronavirus in Dagestan. On 18 may, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that severely ill patients with pneumonia, account for nearly 60% of infected coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Dagestan.