Russian President Vladimir Putin made an appeal to the people of Russia, in which he said that because of coronavirus in the country next week declared dead. In addition, Putin announced the postponement of voting on amendments to the Constitution at a later date, and proposed steps to support the economy:
— to prevent the spread of the coronavirus following week is announced after hours with pay;
in the next six months, saved all the social payments and benefits without providing references;
— all payments to veterans and home front workers in connection with the 75th anniversary of the Victory must be held before may 9;
— payments for sick leave shall be calculated at the rate of not less than one minimum wage per month;
— unemployment benefits should be equal to the minimum wage;
— in the event of a fall in monthly revenues by more than 30% of the citizen needs to provide holidays for consumer and mortgage loans;
— small and medium businesses need to provide deferred taxes for the six months, excluding VAT, and insurance premium;
— the President asked the government and Central Bank to propose and adopt additional measures for the sustainable development of the real sector of the economy, including state guarantees;
— a moratorium of six months for bankruptcy in a difficult situation;
— all payments of income, interest and dividends leaving abroad should be taxed at a rate of 15%;
— interest from Bank deposits are taxed at 13%.
Flash COVID-19 was recorded in China in late 2019. According to the latest data from the coronavirus in the world have died more than 19 thousand people. The number of infected has recovered more than 111 thousand In Russia contracted for 658 employees.