16,353 people in Donegal in receipt of PUP this week

16,353 people in Donegal will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week, up 3% from last week.

Meanwhile, 3,703 people will be paid the Covid-19 enhanced illness benefit.

234 people in the county closed their PUP claim this week upon returning to work.

€142.8 million will be paid out this week with 475,000 people across the country in receipt of PUP.