(Wayne County, IN)--Wayne County residents filed jobless claims this week that were more than ten times higher than this week last year. That’s been the trend since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak. In Wayne County in the 50 weeks since Covid-19 began, there have been well over 12,000 filings. Over the same period the year before, there were barely more than a thousand. Federal unemployment benefits are currently set to run out in less than two weeks.