More than 12 million Italian workers have requested coronavirus emergency funds

A total of 12.4 million workers in Italy have asked for emergency funds offered by the government through the “Cura Italia” (Heal Italy) decree.

As of Monday, the National Social Security Institute (INPS) said in a tweet it has received 4,740,000 applications for the 600 euros ($652) Covid-19 indemnity, and 7,730,493 others applied for the wage guarantee funds and for the “ordinary check,” INPS said Tuesday in a statement.

These funds were introduced by the Heal Italy decree on March 17 to “support workers and companies, with the aim that no one will lose their jobs due to the emergency,” the government said on its website.

According to a study by INPS and the Bank of Italy, two-thirds of the 600 euro indemnities were paid out to self-employed workers, and 15.4% to temporary workers. The average age of payees is 46.

This 600 euros indemnity was created for self-employed workers and freelancers who are “almost 5 million people,” the Ministry of Economy and Finance said in a statement.

According to INP, the regions most affected by the payment flow were Lombardy (North Italy), Puglia and Sicily (South Italy), which received almost a third of the subsidies, followed by Emilia Romagna, Veneto (North Italy) and Campania (South Italy).

Source: CNN

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