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Figures Show Further Drop In Numbers Receiving Pandemic Supports In Wicklow

The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment has fallen below 100,000 for the first time.

There's been a drop of 4-thousand-340 on last week, to 97,130 people.

The Department of Social Protection is paying out €25 million this week, bringing the total paid since the start of the pandemic to €8.8 billion.

Over 2,800 payments this week are to recipients here in County Wicklow.

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