With 3 Million New Unemployment Claims This Week, 36.5 Million Americans Have Filed For Jobless Benefits In Just 8 Weeks


Nearly three million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, growing the eight-week total to almost 36.5 million insurance claims due to the coronavirus. The Labor Department released the historically high weekly figures Thursday.Weekly Unemployed Insurance Claims (Seasonally Adjusted)Week #Date In Real TimeIn Thousands Change From Prior Week4 Week Average103/21/20203,307,0003,3073,0251,004.25203/28/20206,867,0006,8673,5602,666.75304/04/20206,615,0006,615-2524,267.75404/11/20205,237,0005,237-1,3785,506.50504/18/20204,442,0004,442-7955,790.25604/25/20203,867,0003,867-5755,040.257…

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