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399 MORE WAYNE COUNTY RESIDENTS FILE JOBLESS CLAIMS

(Richmond, IN)--Another jobless claims report came out Monday, and it shows that Wayne County’s loss of hundreds of jobs each week is continuing.  In the new numbers, which showed data ending the week of April 25, another 399 Wayne County residents filed jobless claims.  That’s the lowest number since the Covid-19 outbreak began.  Still, though, it brings to total number of jobless filings in Wayne County during the pandemic to 4075.  That’s roughly ten percent of every Wayne County resident between the ages of 18 and 65.  The county’s jobless filings in just the last two and a half weeks are more than all of 2019.

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