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3.2 Million More Are Out Of Work As Jobless Claims Keep Piling Up

Another 3.2 million people filed for benefits, bringing the total number of jobs lost during the pandemic to 33.5 million. The government is expected to report a huge jump in unemployment Friday.

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Jim Zarroli is an NPR correspondent based in New York. He covers economics and business news.