25 billion euros to fight the epidemic

Italy is providing € 25 billion to cope with the emergency situation arising in the country due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus . "We will not use the

25 billion euros to fight the epidemic

Italy is providing € 25 billion to cope with the emergency situation arising in the country due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus . "We will not use the sum as a Whole immediately," said the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte in a press conference. "But it could be necessary to get to grips with the problems, the causes of this emergency."

the money is to be improved in the first place, the precarious Situation in the hospitals in the severely affected North of the country: with the establishment of new intensive care units, the purchase of ventilator machine and, particularly, with the recruitment of 20,000 extra Doctors and nurses. From the hospitals, meanwhile, there is always more dramatic reports from Doctors that warn of an imminent collapse of the system.

Conte promised to appoint a "special Commissioner", a kind of super Manager who would take care of the equipment of the hospitals. But if the Opposition is not enough? The rights to Matteo Salvini, had asked the Premier to put the entire crisis management in the hands of a "super detective" and suggested the former head of the civil protection, Guido Bertolaso,. However, Conte is not found, an epidemic is comparable with the emergency situation after an earthquake.

sun in addition, Since the competence in the health sector in the region's administrations, bring it nothing, to create a more Central state role. The agreed amount of 25 billion Euro is significantly higher than the number that circulated in the past few days. First of all, the speech had been from 10 to 13 billion euros.

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the Italian families in the crisis of payment remain viable, the government plans a series of supporting measures. Households with small children should get vouchers, which can cover the cost of Babysitting – from 600 to 1000 Euro. A Parental leave of 14 days is up for debate. Is provided, then, that citizens be suspended due to the epidemic on a short-term work, not need to pay for a while your mortgage interest rates. Also electricity and gas bills could be postponed.

it is Possible, moreover, to adopt the workers, the Deposit in the pension Fund. And for income below 30'000 Euro in the year, there could be tax reductions. A few billion will spend on the government to support companies.

Giuseppe Conte wants to recruit additional Doctors and nurses. Photo: Keystone

Lombardy is now demanding from the government that they are still more restrictive measures that decide to become the epidemic of the Lord. "We demand the closure of it all," said Attilio Fontana, the Governor of the Lega. "We can't afford for this to continue."

Open only to grocery stores, pharmacies, and absolutely necessary, Offices are to remain. Public transport should be severely limited. The employers ' Association is skeptical. And Conte said they could not respond with all the concern and encouragement of the people for a total of only "emotional" barrier.

His government has already done much and will also be prepared to prescribe, where appropriate, more drastic restrictions. However, it is important to pay attention to the rights of citizens.

Created: 11.03.2020, at 20:25

Updated Date: 12 March 2020, 05:00

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