ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland saw more than 23,000 new unemployment claims last week, the state’s labor department reported Thursday.
The number of new claims sat at 23,203, down from the previous week’s 28,388.
Meanwhile, the labor department said it has processed 93.7% of the 788,198 claims filed between March 9 and October 17.
The labor department is also investigating 7,255 claims from both within and outside of Maryland that could be fraudulent, the agency said.
Here’s a breakdown of the unemployment claims by county: