Government to review its supports for workers impacted by Covid-19

The government will review its supports for workers impacted by Covid-19 over the next few weeks.

The Finance Minister says the programmes will be updated to reflect the changing economic and public health circumstances.

Thousands of people and businesses are currently availing of the unemployment payment and wage subsidy schemes.

Pascal Donohoe says it's important the measures are continuously reviewed because of the costs involved for the state: