The social insurance Fund (FSS) as of July 3 compensation 14 thousand medical workers infected with coronavirus infection in the workplace. According to “Novaya Gazeta”, this number includes only those cases for which a medical Commission conducted an investigation and found that the medic got sick COVID-19 during operation.
“One-time insurance payments for medical workers who have suffered disease as a result of infection COVID-19 in the performance of employment duties, made the FSS more than 14 thousand occasions. Timing verification in the case of temporary disability is much reduced,” — said the Ministry of health.
According to Ministry of health, doctors make up about 2% of the total number of detected cases of coronavirus in Russia. In Germany, the ratio is about 7%, in Italy — about 10%.
In may 2020, the Russian government has approved a list of conditions and complications in the development or exacerbation of which is on the background of infection with the coronavirus, the medical staff will receive a lump sum insurance payment. If coronavirus infection was the cause of temporary disability, a lump sum insurance amount is 68 811 rubles. If the disease will lead to disability or death, the payout will be more.