About Half Of U.S. Homes Lost Wages During Pandemic, Census Bureau Finds

Posted by on May 20, 2020 12:04 pm
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People wait in a long line to receive a food bank donation at the Barclays Center on May 15 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Across the country, cities and towns are dealing with the highest unemployment rates since the Great Depression.

Because of COVID-19, 47% of adults say their households have lost employment income and close to 40% have delayed getting medical care, according to the first results of a new Census Bureau survey.

(Image credit: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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