Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal

The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment has dropped by over 29,000 this week.

Nearly 334,000 people will receive the payment, at a total of €102 million.

11,567 people in Donegal are in receipt of the payment this week, down 7% on last week's figures.

837 people in the County closed their PUP claim this week.

While 4,608 people will receive the Covid-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit.