By CBS Baltimore Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — More than 15,000 people filed unemployment claims in Maryland last week.

A total of 15,358 filed for unemployment insurance the week ending on May 15.

It’s up from the previous week, when 13,612 filed for unemployment.

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DIVISION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED BY COUNTY
Week Ending – May 15, 2021
Claim Filed By:  Regular UI PUA (New) PUA (Reclassified)* PEUC Claims
ALLEGANY 160 51 0 10
ANNE ARUNDEL 725 426 0 51
BALTIMORE 1,626 740 0 128
BALTIMORE CITY 1,013 499 0 88
CALVERT 70 51 0 11
CAROLINE 41 24 0 1
CARROLL 190 91 0 10
CECIL 124 80 0 8
CHARLES 231 116 0 14
DORCHESTER 97 75 0 5
FREDERICK 296 190 0 24
GARRETT 71 26 0 2
HARFORD 347 166 0 27
HOWARD 334 170 0 32
KENT 24 15 0 2
MONTGOMERY 1,009 548 0 81
NON-MARYLAND 674 1,385 0 52
PRINCE GEORGES 1,279 707 0 97
QUEEN ANNES 40 21 0 5
SOMERSET 29 11 0 2
ST MARYS 95 49 0 7
TALBOT 35 15 0 2
Unknown 16 5 0 0
WASHINGTON 239 98 0 15
WICOMICO 135 105 0 7
WORCESTER 69 41 0 3
Totals by Type:  8,969 5,705 0 684
Total Regular UI Claims: 8,969
Total New PUA and PEUC: 6,389
Total New UI Claims: 15,358

CBS Baltimore Staff