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PUP claims continue to fall as number drops below 300,000




 

The number of people claiming Pandemic Unemployment Payment has fallen below 300,000.

According to figures published by the Department of Social Protection the number of people claiming the payment now stands at 285,265.

The latest figures show that it is the first time that the number of people claiming the payment fell below 300,000 since last December.

It is understood that the reopening of certain sectors of the economy has contributed to the downfall in claims in recent weeks.

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