COVID-19 Budget: Health Ministry to get $40m supplementary budget

Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has said announced the Ministry of Health will get $40million in the COVID-19 supplementary appropriation bill 2020.

The Ministry’s current budget is $347million.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum stated the additional money would be used to purchase new ventilators, face-masks and protective gear.

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