Doctors received higher salary for March – Stepanov
The salary increase for doctors working with COVID-19 was paid in full in March.
Health Minister Maxim Stepanov said this during a briefing, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“The March wages have been paid in full, that is 300%. The wages, as of April, May, etc., for medical workers who work directly with patients with COVID-19, are already paid by the NHA, “said Stepanov.
He recalled that the Cabinet of Ministers had introduced 4 packages for the supply of medical care to COVID-19: emergency medical care, two medical care packages for hospitalized patients, mobile teams that go to the patient and make tests.
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“For all these packages, agreements have been reached and funds have been transferred to the accounts of hospitals which are already paying this salary increase to health workers involved in the treatment of patients with COVID-19,” said Stepanov.
He added that a government decree clearly regulated that these funds would be used specifically to pay medical workers and COVID-19 treatments.
As Ukrinform reported, 25,963 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ukraine, 553 new cases were registered per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru