Workers file 712,000 new jobless claims as COVID-19 recovery continues

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in four months as businesses continued to recover from coronavirus lockdowns, the feds said Thursday. Last week’s 712,000 initial jobless claims nevertheless brought the total for the COVID-19 pandemic to more than 81 million — a number nearly as large as Iran’s entire population. New jobless… Continue reading at New York Post