Statistics on COVID-19, unemployment & UI benefits

There is little doubt that coronavirus has taken the world by storm. With West Virginia reporting a confirmed case, all 50 states in the United States are now affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The deadly virus is not only lead to the shutdown of the states and assaulted the U.S. economy but also increased the unemployment rate. For those losing employment through no fault of their own, filing for UI benefits can be an effective way to overcome the unexpected financial crisis.

Amid the outbreak of coronavirus, many states have eased the unemployment benefits criteria and are offering immediate financial relief to those who have lost employment owing to the COVID-19 pandemic impacts such as travel restrictions, project cancelation, temporary shutdown of social gathering places, etc.

In this article, we will have a detailed look at the number of COVID-19 cases in popular states, the unemployment rate, and the unemployment benefits (UI) offered.

STATESCONFIRMED COVID-19 CASESUNEMPLOYMENT RATE 2020UI BENEFITS (MAX/WEEK)
Florida146,34112.9%$275
Michigan70,22322.7%$363
California223,64515.5%$450
New Jersey176,39915.3%$696
Illinois143,51416.4%$648
Nevada17,89428.2%$426
Ohio51,65516.8%$598
New York417,32814.5%$435
North Carolina63,73412.2%$350
Pennsylvania90,55515.1%$561
Oregon8,48514.2%$538
Washington33,39115.4%$713
Connecticut46,3627.9%$688
Kentucky15,34715.4%$502
Virginia62,18910.6%$378
Georgia79,41711.9%$330
Minnesota35,8618.1%$740
Maryland67,2549.9%$430
Massachusetts108,76815.1%$1153
Indiana45,22816.9%$390
Colorado32,51111.3%$573
Louisiana57,09514.5%$284
Tennessee42,29714.7%$275
New Hampshire5,76016.3%$427
Missouri21,7789.7%$320
Iowa28,87410.2%$559
Wisconsin28,05814.1%$370
Oklahoma13,17213.7%$520
Alabama37,17512.9%$265
Utah21,6649.7%$543
Arizona76,98712.6%$240
South Carolina34,64412.1%$326
Rhode Island16,76417.0%$707
Arkansas20,25710.2%$451
Hawaii90022.3%$630
Kansas14,51311.2%$474
Maine3,21910.6%$667
Idaho5,75211.5%$414
West Virginia2,87015.2%$424
Montana91911.3%$518
Nebraska19,0428.3%$414
Delaware11,37614.3%$330
Vermont1,20815.6%$466
Mississippi26,56715.4%$235
Wyoming1,4509.2%$489
Alaska90412.9%$442
District of Columbia10,29211.1%$444
South Dakota6,71610.2%$390

Have you lost your employment due to the Coronavirus? File a claim for unemployment benefits through a hassle-free process and get benefited during this tough time.

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