ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Nearly 26,000 unemployment insurance claims were filed last week in Maryland.

That’s according to numbers released by the state Thursday.

A total of 25,996 unemployment claims were filed the week ending on March 20. That’s up from the 24,610 filed the previous week.

Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DIVISION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED BY COUNTY
Week Ending – March 20, 2021
Claim Filed By:  Regular UI PUA (New) PUA (Reclassified)* PEUC Claims
ALLEGANY 126 107 14 13
ANNE ARUNDEL 756 457 229 137
BALTIMORE 1,815 1,269 491 345
BALTIMORE CITY 1,094 615 306 260
CALVERT 107 67 25 20
CAROLINE 48 41 11 7
CARROLL 195 86 45 35
CECIL 149 77 22 24
CHARLES 256 131 62 37
DORCHESTER 61 94 12 10
FREDERICK 328 178 72 54
GARRETT 44 30 5 8
HARFORD 332 161 97 53
HOWARD 395 263 114 61
KENT 34 27 4 5
MONTGOMERY 1,248 918 343 235
NON-MARYLAND 1,218 7,114 407 142
PRINCE GEORGES 1,605 1,415 393 269
QUEEN ANNES 50 31 12 9
SOMERSET 39 30 9 8
ST MARYS 121 66 24 17
TALBOT 67 39 17 10
Unknown 7 5 3 0
WASHINGTON 220 168 55 27
WICOMICO 165 123 34 31
WORCESTER 99 58 22 28
Totals by Type:  10,580 13,570 2,828 1,846
Total Regular UI Claims: 10,580
Total New PUA and PEUC: 15,416
Total New UI Claims: 25,996

CBS Baltimore Staff