Over the past year, 850 billion rubles have been spent on health measures against coronavirus, said Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. Earlier, he said that about 2 billion rubles are spent daily for these purposes. federal budget. “Last year we spent about 850 billion rubles. for anti-COVID events,” Mr. Siluanov said in an interview with RBC. “We need to pay for sick leave, support for doctors, and provision of free medicines.” Today, on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum, Mr. Siluanov also said that the government would soon present a plan to support the healthcare system and provide medicines to those who fell ill with the spread of the omicron coronavirus strain. According to him, the plan will be fully financially secured. “We will meet the budget parameters, the balances that we have adopted for the current year. We have calculated all our financial capabilities, which are estimated in the current year, taking into account both the revised base of last year and the revised forecast for the current year. We will fully provide the plan with money, ”—….