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Virus Inflates Jobless Claims to 3.28 Million

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The coronavirus pandemic has swelled America’s jobless ranks to an ominous new record. New unemployment claims filed last week totaled 3.28 million, more than double the 1.5 million economists were expecting and a marked increase from the 281,000 the week prior, the U.S. labor department said. The unusual surge in new unemployment claims matches the…

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