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Nearly $2M Paid Out To Over 1200 Applicants of Unemployment Relief

(BVI News) Social Security Minister Vincent Wheatley has said a little more than 18 percent of the 6,650 known persons who have applied for unemployment relief have received payments totalling nearly $2 million so far.

Specifically, 1,242 persons have received a combined total payment of $1,863,079.08.

Speaking in the House of Assembly recently, Wheatley said: “Claims are currently being processed and our staff are checking and checking again to ensure that claimants do or do not qualify before sending notices.”

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