30 million have sought U.S. unemployment aid since virus hit

ROUGHLY 30.3 MILLION Americans have filed for jobless claims over a six week period ending last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/TONY DEJAK
ROUGHLY 30.3 MILLION Americans have filed for jobless claims over the six week period ending last week. / AP FILE PHOTO/TONY DEJAK
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 3.8 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the United States economy slid further into a crisis that is becoming the most devastating since the 1930s. Roughly 30.3 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the six weeks since the coronavirus outbreak began forcing millions…

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