Number of Donegal people on PUP creeping up

 

The number of people in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment is creeping up in Donegal.

This week 12,360 people will receive the payment, up 2.5% on last week's figures.

Meanwhile 98 people in the county closed their claim of PUP this week.

Nationally, €103.8 million has been paid out this week to 350,072, up from €99 million last week.