Value will vary between R $ 150 and R $ 375 and should be distributed in four installments; president classified benefit as helping those affected by the ‘stay at home policy’
The president Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, 25, in a statement broadcast on social networks, that the payment of the four installments of the emergency aid 2021, ranging between R $ 150 for people living alone and R $ 375 for single mothers, will be paid from April 4th or 5th. “The emergency aid starts at the beginning of next week, on the 4th or 5th starts the payment of four more installments of the emergency aid, which is already the largest social program in the world to serve exactly those who were affected by the ‘stay at home’ policy ‘,’ close everything, ‘”said the president. Bolsonaro praised the work of Federal government to “keep the economy alive” in the year 2020 and remembered that the country was the fourth that had less fall in the GDP in the world.
“We do care about life, the measures regarding the vaccine were started back there”, said the president, reinforcing the promise made by the former Minister of Health, Eduardo Pazuello about the acquisition of 500 million doses of immunizers by the end of 2021 The aid should be distributed to just over 46 million people in the country and will be made available to Bolsa Família participants and people registered in the Federal Government’s Single Registry. Other people who want to check whether they will be entitled to the benefit should visit the Consultation Assistance website from April 1st. The platform will also detail on what dates each person will receive financial aid.
Bolsonaro strongly criticized the lockdown actions in the country, recalled the situation in the city of Aparecida, in the interior of São Paulo, affected by the stop of local tourism and announced that the municipality, which according to the city has a 70% unemployment rate, will receive food distribution from Ceagesp. “Between today and tomorrow there will be a distribution of basic food baskets, vegetables, a series of foods for the population,” he said. By pointing out that Brazilians who have any symptom of Covid-19 should go to the doctor immediately, Bolsonaro reinforced the speech of the new Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, about there being no medicine to treat the disease. “There is no medicine for this, but the doctor has alternatives and can save your life with this alternative, so immediate care is welcome and necessary. If I happen to be reinfected I already have my doctor and I already know what he will prescribe for me. Something that saved me back there, ”he said.