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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Vice President Mike Pence looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump departs a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, in the press briefing room of the White House on March 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. The United States Senate continues to work on a $2 trillion aide package to combat the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Last week a record number of 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment.

This is the highest number recorded for initial jobless claims since the government began documenting claims in 1967 in the Department of Labor.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the claims for job loss in America were hovering around 200,000 per week, which reflects a strong job market. Read more about this story here.

Source: CNN

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