Nationals are planning to pay monthly base income due to the impact of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19. It is reported by the BBC.
According to the publication, next week the government will approve this decision. Initially, it will cover not less than 100 thousand families most affected by the impact of the pandemic.
Every adult would receive a monthly minimum of €462m ($500) regardless of other income. Later, the government plans to extend the programme to other categories of citizens.
According to the Minister of social security josé Luis escrivá, the payments will cost the government €3-3. 5 billion per year.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, worldwide coronavirus infected more 4,73 million people, more than 315 thousand of them died of 1.74 million recovered.
Spain is in fifth place by the number of cases in the world. In the country 230 698 people infected, of whom 27 died 563, 146 466 – recovered.