As of October 23, 2020, the sum worth UAH 34.1 billion out of UAH 66 billion was spent from the COVID-19 Response Fund. This makes up 52% of the total amount.
The sum worth UAH 5.8 billion out of the planned UAH 16.3 billion or 35% was spent on healthcare. In particular, UAH 21 million was directed on the purchase of lung ventilation devices (UAH 100 million was allocated); UAH 624 million out of the provided UAH 2.9 billion was spent on the provision of Ministry of Health laboratories and the purchase of personal protective equipment for medical workers. The sum worth UAH 571 million has been allocated for the subvention to local budgets to provide hospitals with oxygen. Also, UAH 2.7 billion out of the envisaged UAH 6 billion was transferred on increasing allowances and surcharges for medical workers. The funds allocated for the purchase of equipment for the emergency departments of hub hospitals have not yet been utilized.
In the field of social protection, UAH 9.3 billion (89%) was used out of the provided UAH 10.4 billion.
UAH 2.4 billion out of UAH 2.7 billion (91%) was used to ensure law and order.
UAH 16.3 billion (47%) of the allocated UAH 35 billion was used for road construction and repair. The sum worth UAH 1 billion has been allocated for state support in the field of culture, tourism and creative industries, of which only UAH 6 million has been used so far.
The sum worth UAH 524 million is provided for the restoration of expenditures that were reduced during the establishment of the Fund, of which UAH 165 million or 31% has been used.
Our goal is to ensure the efficient distribution of funds from the COVID-19 Response Fund and other budget funding and to ensure maximum control over their targeted use. Therefore, the State Audit Service maintains constant control over the funds directed within the framework of the Fund.