Extra 2,000 Donegal people claim Covid payments

 

Donegal is the only county in Ireland to register a rise in those claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment within the past week.

Donegal, which has been on Level 3 restrictions along with Dublin, will see an extra 2,000 people get the payment today.

Nationally, the numbers claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment have dropped by almost 12,000 this week.

Just under 206,000 people will receive the payment today.