By CBS Baltimore Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — More than 44,330 unemployment claims were filed last week in Maryland.

According to the state’s Department of Labor, 44,333 claims were filed the week ending Jan. 23.

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The number is up from the previous week, when 41,596 filed for unemployment insurance.

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Here’s a breakdown:

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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DIVISION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED BY COUNTY
Week Ending – January 23, 2021
Claim Filed By:  Regular UI PUA (New) PUA (Reclassified)* PEUC Claims
Allegany 380 97 5 32
Anne Arundel 1,942 447 17 219
Baltimore City 2,581 800 24 325
Baltimore County 5,203 1,524 32 404
Calvert 325 56 3 37
Caroline 179 50 0 6
Carroll 572 135 2 35
Cecil 366 79 6 27
Charles 696 194 2 52
Dorchester 475 494 3 17
Frederick 864 216 9 72
Garrett 152 30 1 11
Harford 1,081 264 7 114
Howard 1,132 262 3 115
Kent 111 18 0 6
Montgomery 3,527 992 26 325
Non – Maryland 3,824 3,087 78 185
Prince George’s 4,698 1,993 45 338
Queen Anne’s 190 34 1 12
Somerset 153 29 0 9
St. Mary’s 334 126 5 29
Talbot 188 31 0 13
Unknown 29 10 1 3
Washington 638 186 2 47
Wicomico 492 98 3 42
Worcester 382 62 0 30
Totals by Type: 30,514 11,314 275 2,505
Total Regular UI Claims: 30,514
Total New PUA and PEUC Claims: 13,819
Total New UI Claims: 44,333

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CBS Baltimore Staff