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Spain's social protection measures cost 22 bln euros between April-September

MADRID, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The cost of Spain’s COVID-19 social-protection measures, including the ERTE furlough scheme, reached 22 billion euros ($25.75 billion) between April and September, Social Security Minister Jose Luis Escriva said on Tuesday.

The full package of measures could cost an additional 1 billion euros per month beyond September, he told reporters after the weekly cabinet meeting. ($1 = 0.8545 euros) (Reporting by Nathan Allen, Editing by Inti Landauro)

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