COVID-19: Jobless Americans flood unemployment office for benefits

COVID-19: Jobless Americans flood unemployment office for benefits

- Coronavirus has caused a lot of people their jobs in the United States

- Those that lost their jobs due to the deadly disease are now filing for unemployment benefits

- Hundreds of them visited Kentucky Capitol on Wednesday, June 17, to speak to a representative

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As COVID-19 continues to cause job loss in the United States, a lot of people have been processing unemployment benefits.

The same was the case in Kentucky on Wednesday, June 17, as hundreds of people lined up outside a temporary unemployment benefits office in the state capitol in Frankfort.

According to NBC News, those that lost their jobs were there to speak to a representative in person in hope of claiming their unemployment benefits.

Briefly.co.za gathers that around 44 million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the coronavirus pandemic hit.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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