Latest COVID-19 schemes statistics

Mar 01, 2021

The latest COVID-19 Support Schemes Preliminary Statistics show 29,900 employers made claims in respect of 272,100 employees through the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) during February. Payments amounting to over €2.1 billion have been made under the EWSS since it commenced. To 25 February, 20,500 businesses registered 23,800 premises for the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS). The total claims under the scheme amount to €329 million.