The Argentine government announced this Saturday that it would grant an economic grant to relatives of people who died of coronavirus in a vulnerable situation.
The decree, published in the Official Gazette this Saturday, provides a benefit of 15,000 pesos (around 200 euros) for relatives of victims who were unemployed or who withdrew non-taxable money.
The service is also provided if the deceased from COVID-19 were self-employed, worked as domestic help in private homes or received other social support, such as B. the pregnancy allowance, the general child benefit and the scholarship for responsible persons. with disabilities.
The decree states that the service will be in effect as long as the person requesting it denounces death and provides evidence that they have covered the funeral expenses after submitting proof of expenses issued by the funeral home that provided the service , was issued on their behalf.
Argentina, which recorded its first case of COVID-19 on March 3, confirmed 235,677 infections this Saturday, of which 108,242 have recovered and 4,450 have died.