State spend MVR2.9bn on Covid-19 efforts last week


Maldives government spent MVR2,944.3 million (MVR2.9 billion) towards Covid-19 efforts during last week.

Moreover, Ministry of Finance report the total health and social spending for the review week stood at MVR1,423.5 million (MVR1.4 billion).

According to the recent statistics, the health and social spending saw a spike of just 1% from the week before.

On the other hand, the total economic response spending during review week stood at MVR1,520.8 million (MVR1.5 billion).

Furthermore, this marks a moderate 3.7% increment from the week before.

Disbursements of MVR53.6 million have been made towards Income Support Allowance Scheme during the review week under economic response spending.

Meanwhile, there were no other disbursements during the said week.