ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas reported 5,022 initial unemployment claims filed, a 315 decrease, for the week ending September 5, according to the Labor Department’s (DOL) weekly report released Thursday, September 10.
PUA Claims: 8,173 for the week ending September 5, a 2,739 decrease from the previous week.
PUAC Claims: 21,825 claims were filed for the week ending August 22, only a slight drop of 54 from August 15, according to the DOL.
Nationally, claims stayed the same compared to last week at 884,000.
Johns Hopkins University data shows 27,911,537 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, and 904,675 deaths as of Thursday, September 10. In the U.S. there are 6.3 million cases and 190,909 deaths.