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April 9, 2020

Unemployment Claims In Ohio Valley Surge Again, Up Another 355,000

Ohio Valley Resource – Claims for unemployment insurance once again surged around the Ohio Valley as nearly 355,500 people in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia sought help last week amid the economic calamity caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That’s in addition to the roughly 400,000 unemployment claims from the three states the previous week. The graph below shows the unprecedented amount of weekly insurance claims for each state and the region (note that the numbers here are not cumulative). Read article.

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