More than 6 million people filed for unemployment benefits in the US.

The number of people in the United States filing for unemployment benefits in the three weeks ending April 4 has blown past 16 million, with weekly new claims topping six million for the second consecutive week, as tough measures to control the novel coronavirus outbreak grind entire sectors of the economy to a halt. 

Thursday’s weekly jobless claims report from the US Department of Labor the most timely data on the economy’s health – strengthens economists’ predictions that job losses in the US could reach 20 million in April and the widely held conviction that the economy is in a deep recession.

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