Unemployment has increased in the United States as the spread of the coronavirus deepens
According to the news report, the massive employment was as a result of the shut down if various businesses, organizations, factories, and stores.
The US Labor Department on Thursday reported that unemployment in the country has risen to 3.28 million people and still counting.
The COVID-19 is a disease caused by the novel coronavirus and has spread all over the world. The virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, adding that numbers of confirmed cases and deaths will continue to increase.
The US has recorded over 69,000 cases as of Thursday. Speaking on this, the US Labor Department said the rise in unemployment is a result of the COVID-19.
“Nearly every state providing comments cited the COVID-19 virus impacts. States continued to cite services industries broadly, particularly accommodation and food services. Additional industries heavily cited for the increases included the health care and social assistance, arts, entertainment and recreation, transportation and warehousing, and manufacturing industries.” The Labor Department explained.