A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

Coronavirus: US sees record 6.6 million people seeking jobless aid amid lay-offs

  • The US economy has now suffered nearly 10 million lay-offs in just the past few weeks
  • The accelerating lay-offs have led many economists to envision as many as 20 million lost jobs by the end of April

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
A New York City cyclist wearing a mask on March 18. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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