CHINA (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Beijing has already spent $ 14.36 billion (100.87 billion yuan) to fight the coronavirus.
As the Central Television of the People’s Republic of China notes, the money goes for the treatment of infected people, disinfection of premises and facilities, and other preventive measures.
A large part of the funds was sent to the epicenter of the disease, Hubei Province.
Moreover, as the channel notes, the central state budget accounts for about a third of all deductions in the country. Another two-thirds are allocated to regional administrations.
The total number of infections in China alone has exceeded 80 thousand. The situation is heating up in South Korea, and more recently, in Europe.
The EU authorities have already decided to allocate more than 230 million euros to fight the epidemic. And Donald trump asked Congress to immediately request $ 2.5 billion from the invisible threat.
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