French hospital staff to receive bonuses for treating virus patients


French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has pledged frontline healthcare staff treating patients with the Covid-19 virus will receive tax-free bonus payments of up to 1,500 euros and higher overtime rates, part of an 8 billion-euro injection into the country's health system.  

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French hospital staff are to receive bonuses of up to 1,500 euros (£1,300) as part of the government’s “urgent economic plan” in response to the coronavirus crisis, repoirts The Guardian.