Jobless claims in the U.S. jumped to 3.3 million between March 15 and 21 — an increase of 1,064% from the previous week according to the Dept of Labor. The jump in claims is the largest single-week increase on record, resulting from a nationwide slowdown tied to the coronavirus.
Let's hope the stimulus package has the desired effect.
You guys in New York are really getting hit much worse than anywhere else in the country by this too.
This map says 33,000 as of today (03/26/20).
I have not done the math, but it might be more than the rest of they country combined.