COVID-19 unemployment insurance claims rise by 319; PUA filings up 527

THE NUMBER of initial unemployment insurance claims in Rhode Island due to COVID-19 have reached 168,850. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
THE NUMBER of initial unemployment insurance claims in Rhode Island due to COVID-19 have reached 168,850. / AP FILE PHOTO/ STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – COVID-19-related initial unemployment insurance claims increased 319 on Wednesday and now total 168,850, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. Filings for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance increased by 527 on Wednesday to a total of 65,701. The federally backed program covers small-business owners, the self employed and contractors. All initial unemployment filings…

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