Olga Zabralova, First Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Region Government, said that during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 300 children were taken from orphanages in the region.
She noted that on behalf of the governor Andrei Vorobyov, great efforts are being made in the Moscow region to reduce the number of orphanages. To reduce the spread of coronavirus, employees of such institutions in 2020 took pupils to their families.
This year, more than 300 children during the pandemic lived in families, because we tried to close orphanages as much as possible,”Zabralova said in an interview with the 360 TV channel.
According to her, 67 of these children from orphanages remained in the family.
Here it is, sensitivity, - added the first deputy chairman.
She stressed that the authorities will continue to work in this direction.
Earlier NEWS.ru wrote that the pandemic was the reason that Russians began to take orphans from orphanages online. Interviews with guardianship officials, psychological examination of the family, inspection of housing and acquaintance of future parents or guardians with children due to the closure of orphanages for quarantine are now carried out via videoconference.