Covid Support schemes statistics

Feb 22, 2021

The latest Preliminary Statistics on the COVID-19 support schemes show Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) payments in February to date amount to €189 million, paid to 25,800 employers in respect of 229,400 employees. Some 55,200 employees who were included in the EWSS in January transferred onto the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) in February. Payments under the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) to date amount to €307.9 million.