The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of April 12 – April 18, 2020.
66,432 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this time period. 59,527 of those claims are COVID-19 related.
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*Be sure to click week ending day 2020-04-18.
The majority of claims filed were from employees in the Industry Not Available (unclassified) section (23,838), followed by Manufacturing (9,770), Accommodation and Food Services (6,685), Retail Trade (5,540), Health Care and Social Assistance (5,367), and Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services (5,346).
Jefferson County had largest number of claims with 9,611.