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WAYNE COUNTY JOBLESS CLAIMS UP 23%

(Wayne County, IN)--New jobless claim numbers are out, and they show that Wayne County is following a national trend for jobless claims.  Wayne County’s jobless claims have risen by 23% in the last week, according to numbers released by the state Thursday.  The 59 claims filed most recently are still more than three times higher than what they were in this week of 2019, before Covid-19 affected jobless claims.