COVID-19-related unemployment claims keep climbing, reach 87K

UNEMPLOYMENT claims due to COVID-19 in Rhode Island passed 87,000 as of Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
UNEMPLOYMENT claims due to COVID-19 in Rhode Island passed 87,000 as of Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING
PROVIDENCE – Unemployment insurance claims due to COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 3,776 Thursday, to 87,258 since March 9, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. Total UI filings in that time totaled 91,604, the DLT said on Friday. Temporary disability insurance claims in the state since March 9 due to COVID-19…

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