Record number of unemployed Americans underscores urgency of coronavirus relief package squib

March 27, 2020 10:15 AM

WASHINGTON - The record 3.28 million Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week highlighted the deep blow dealt to the American economy by the Covid-19 pandemic and underscored the urgent need for Congress to quickly roll out its US$2.2 trillion ($3.1 trillion) relief package, said experts.
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