Unemployment claims released by ADOL
The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 3 – May 9, 2020.
26,666 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this time period. 17,880 of those claims are COVID-19 related.
For Escambia County the official count is reported at 176 claims.
Jefferson County had the largest number of claims with 3,920.