YEREVAN , March 26. /ARKA/ The Armenian government will release additionally 270.1 million drams to protect public health and support various measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. A corresponding decision was published on Wednesday on the government website.
The decision provides for an increase in the revenue and spending in that amount. The funds will be used to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Armenia, to fund control, of the disease, treatment of infected people and implementation of other comprehensive measures in this area.
Armenia declared a 30-day state of emergency on March 16 in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus .
As of March 25, 265 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Armenia . 16 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals; no deaths were recorded.