The 10 states with highest unemployment increases due to coronavirus
The coronavirus has ravaged the U.S. economy, with businesses across the country closing to comply with state social distancing guidelines. This has led 22 million Americans to lose their jobs since President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on March 13, according to the Washington Post. However, some states have been hit harder with unemployment than others,
Financial news and information site WalletHub compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on increases in unemployment insurance claims over several important weeks to determine how unemployment has increased in each state. We’ve included the 10 states with the highest coronavirus-related unemployment increases here; is your state on the list?