First coronavirus supplements paid out
A key component of the government’s corona rescue package is an expansion of the unemployment benefit services (ALS) to also include employees and self-employed workers suffering as a result of the corona lockdown.
Yesterday, the first of these supplements, covering the period 12-22 March, were paid out.
Those who did not receive their rightful benefits yesterday and whose application is processed by noon today will be paid tomorrow.
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Payments for all remaining valid applications for the 12-22 March period will be issued as soon as possible.
The coronavirus supplements are paid out fortnightly, and the next payment date, covering the period from 23 March to 5 April, is 7 April.
As of this morning, 1,776 people were registered in the coronavirus supplement system, 999 women and 777 men.
Translated by prosa.fo