The scheme is available to employees or self-employed people who are unable to work due to:
a diagnosis of COVID-19
an instruction by a doctor or the HSE to self-isolate or restrict their movements
if under 40 years, being symptomatic, self-isolating and have applied to the HSE for an antigen test kit (this measure has been introduced on a temporary basis due to the exceptional demand on the health system)
The payment is €350 per week. To apply, a person will require medical certification or a verification text or notification from the HSE.