Unemployment Up as Coronavirus Sweeps US & Delaware

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As expected, the coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment to skyrocket – both nationally and here in Delaware.   According to the Delaware Department of Labor, national unemployment rose from 3.5% in February to 4.4% in March – in Delaware it rose from 3.9% to 5.1% with over 24,500 people unemployed.  Sussex County unemployment rose from 4.6% to 5.4% from February to March. 

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