3.2 million jobless claims were filed last week, the most ever in American history.
The US Labor Department released the shocking numbers on Thursday morning as the body count from the coronavirus continued to skyrocket.
Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims
Initial claims were 3,283,000 for the week ending 3/21 (+3,001,000).
Insured unemployment was 1,803,000 for the week ending 3/14 (+101,000).https://t.co/ys7Eg5LKAW
— US Labor Department (@USDOL) March 26, 2020