The claims of the unemployed with social benefits doubled to 6.6 million people in the United States
19:22 - 02/04/2020
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On Thursday, US unemployment claims for social benefits reached record levels for the second week in a row as the closings of the Coruna virus pandemic continued across the United States.
Newsweek magazine said in a report translated by the "Information Agency" that "the US Labor Department presented data today that indicated that 6.6 million Americans submitted initial claims for unemployment insurance, which is twice the number recorded last week."
She added, “According to the Ministry of Labor, the numbers recorded again the highest level of seasonal claims in history, with the largest increase in initial claims recorded in the state of Pennsylvania, which jumped by 362,012 people in one week, while Ohio State recorded 189,263 new claims.”
He added that “more than 141,000 claims for unemployment insurance were filed in Massachusetts, while Texas and California reported 139,128 claims respectively, while South Dakota experienced the smallest increase in new jobless claims, as 1,572 cases were filed. In the state. ”
The report pointed out that “the Ministry of Labor submitted the standard data a week after it revealed the submission of 3.3 million initial claims claims in the week ending March 21.
The Ministry of Labor said that “almost every state submitted comments citing the spread of Corona virus and the states continued to identify increases related to large-scale service industries such as quarantine and food services.” Ended / 25 z