Over 40 Million Americans, One In Four, Have Filed For Unemployment

Since the novel coronavirus broke out in the U.S. in early March, over 40 million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits. Proportionately, one in four Americans has requested unemployment insurance.Only last week, 2.1 million more people made Governmental jobless claims, the Department of Labor announced Thursday.With over 100,000 people dying from the coronavirus, Americans are now losing their jobs and concerned about their financial stability. Last week followed a ten-week streak in which jobless claims were in the millions.Before COVID-19, the U.S. had never registered m…

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