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LOCAL JOBLESS CLAIMS LOWEST SINCE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

(Wayne County, IN)--There’s good news this morning on the local job front.  The most recent jobless claims report in Wayne County shows the lowest number of jobless claims in a week – by far – since the Covid-19 outbreak became evident in jobs numbers.  108 claims were most recently filed.  That’s down from 159 the week before.  It was the 22nd week that the virus took an obvious effect on local jobs.  In those 22 weeks, there have been just shy of 7700 jobless filings in Wayne County.