Almost 16,000 Nebraskans filed unemployment claims in the week ending March 21, according to non seasonally adjusted figures from the Department of Labor. This blows past the previous record for 695,000 jobless claims back in 1982, which also makes it the largest unemployment single-week increase since the Great Recession.
Layoffs are sure to accelerate as the USA economy sinks into what most economists expect to be deep and painful recession.
The Department of Labor released the data on Thursday morning, showing there were 15,668 initial claims filed in Nebraska.
The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to unprecedented levels last week as new government data put into stark relief the magnitude of the economic pain caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
In February, the Labor Department reported that unemployment had reached a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.
Kwon urged all people coming from overseas to stay at home for two weeks and swiftly report to authorities if they show symptoms. Starting on Friday, passengers from the US for long-term stay would be required to self-isolate at home for two weeks.
A social media post featuring a LeBron James dunk could prove costly for the National Basketball Association star. The very next day, LeBron posted a cropped version of the photo onto his personal social media accounts.
She is believed to be one of the youngest in the world to die from Covid-19 having displayed no pre-existing health conditions. The UK now has 8,077 people with coronavirus , up by 1,427 from 6,650 on Monday.
In order to help jog her memory, the actress chose to use her time in self-isolation to binge-watch the entire series. Friends star Courteney Cox has revealed that she doesn't remember being on the show. "I just started Season 1".
NY has more than 30,000 of the country's more than 65,000 coronavirus cases, and 285 of its residents have died ofthe virus. NY has ordered residents to stay at home to curb the spread of the virus and, hopefully, ease pressures on health systems.
Anyone who is over the age of 18, fit and healthy and non-symptomatic can offer their time to the scheme. He added: "When we launched the appeal last night, we hoped to get 250,000 volunteers over a few days".