COVID-19 support schemes statistics

Mar 29, 2021

The latest preliminary statistics on the COVID-19 support schemes have been released. EWSS payments during March amount to €240 million for 243,100 employees, while total payments under scheme amount to €2.4 billion. Some 119,300 claims for CRSS payments of €407 million in respect of 23,900 premises have been made to date and €404 million of this has been processed for payment. 84 percent of claims are paid to corporation tax registered businesses, while 16 percent of claims are paid to income tax registered businesses.