The national figure remains over 100,000.
The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in the midlands continues to fall.
1,591 people in Westmeath are receiving the payment today, down 58 on last week.
In Laois, 1,424 people are availing of the income support, compared to 1,491 seven days ago.
Offaly had a similar drop with 1,233 receiving the payment this week in contrast to 1,288 last week
The total of people in the country in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment currently is 101,470.