MOSCOW, January 26 (RAPSI) - Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin has signed an order to allocate over 9 billion rubles ($120 million) for payments toward social workers involved in the work will people infected with coronavirus and other at-risk persons. 

The aid workers must receive the money in the first half of 2021.

The benefits will be paid to those who take care of the COVID-19 infected persons and patients of nursing homes and other socially oriented organizations. Earlier, President Vladimir Putin ordered to support social workers.