Florida most impacted by recent unemployment claims

Northwest Florida

Mississippi ranks fourth

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Florida was the state most affected by unemployment claims last week, according to a study by personal finance website WalletHub.

2.1 million more unemployment claims were filed this week across the country, despite many states starting to reopen.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on increases in unemployment claims during the week ending May 18.

Mississippi was fourth. Alabama was 22nd.

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