Job toll in US logs dismal 30m total

03 May 2020 - 00:08 By Agency Staff

Millions more people in the US filed for unemployment benefits last week, sending the total above 30-million for the six weeks since the coronavirus pandemic began to shutter businesses across the country.

Initial jobless claims totalled 3.84-million this week, following 4.44-million the week before. Economists had projected 3.5-million claims...

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