Originally, there was no budget for management of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, EC $2 million dollars was approved by the Grenada Cabinet for reallocation to the Ministry of Health. These funds were diverted from other areas of the national budget for the year under review. Subsequent, the Prime Minister proposed that another EC $10 million dollars would be made available to support the management of the pandemic.
Thus, through the National Transformation Fund at total of EC$12M was made available to the Ministry of Health to assist with its response to COVID-19.
As it related to funding from this budget for HRH needs, the exact amount funds allocated to this item could not be determined.