G20 countries will allocate more than $ 21 billion to fight COVID-19 :: Politics :: RBC

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The G20 countries and the invited states have agreed to send more than $ 21 billion to fight the coronavirus pandemic. This is stated in statement on the site of the “Big Twenty.”

The funds will be used for the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus infection, the development of vaccines, as well as research and development in the fight against the pandemic.


The Twenty for the first time held a summit in video format


Vladimir Putin attending the G20 Leaders Summit by coronavirus

G20 countries agreed to allocate funds to fight the coronavirus in March, when the first G20 summit was held in a video conference format. At the meeting, leaders supported maintaining large-scale financial assistance to counter the negative impact of the pandemic on the global economy. They reported that the union countries are already allocating $ 5 trillion to combat the effects of coronavirus.

According to relevant given Johns Hopkins University, the world’s most coronavirus infected more than 6.731 million people. The first place in the number of confirmed cases is held by the United States, where more than 1.89 million infected were recorded. Brazil takes the second place (614.9 thousand), Russia – the third (449.2 thousand)

The distribution of coronavirus Covid-19 in the world

Number of confirmed infections

Source: JHU
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