(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 24, 2020 , a local business is closed until the state sanctioned three weeks "stay at home" order is lifted in Detroit, Michigan. US unemployment claims rise 3.3 million for the week of March 21, 2020, according to the US Labor Department on March 26. The Coronavirus outbreak caused highest claims for US jobless benefits on record.
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The US unemployment rate could rise 16 per cent or higher this month. AFP 

US unemployment to reach post-Depression record, say economists




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