Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach, Fl- As businesses remained closed amid the CoronaVirus pandemic the economy is feeling the effects. Jobless claims have spiked another 4.4 million this week making the last five weeks over 26 million Americans out of work. An additional 4.4 million Americans joined the ranks to file unemployment benefits. This week’s number is a decline from last week by over 800, 000 claimants. That said, Florida saw an increase of filings up nearly double from the prior week. Claims in Florida totaled 324,728 in just the last week.
Source- Department of Labor