840K more #unemployment claims in #COVID19, near 64 million without a #job @USDOL

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The United States Department Of Labor today reported their weekly unemployment numbers, and it’s 840,000 more who’ve filed for unemployment due to COVID19, 9,000 less than last week, with last week’s unemployment number revised up by 12,000 from 837,000 to 849,000, explaining just the 9,000 claim decrease from last week.

So far, the insured unemployment rate saw its lowest numbers since the pandemic, dropping 0.7 percent from 8.2 (revised from 8.1) to 7.5, with the figure of those on insured unemployment dropping to its lowest number yet to 10,976,000, 1,003,000 lower from the week previous (revised up 212,000 from 11,767,000 to 11,979,000).

Daniel Quintanilla

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