Fewer Oklahomans seeking to continue unemployment benefits
January 15, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of Oklahomans filing to continue their unemployment benefits continued to decline, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported Thursday.
The agency reported the four-week moving average of claims to continue unemployment benefits decreased for the 29th consecutive week. The agency reported a slight increase in initial claims this week, though, attributing the increase in part to seasonal work coming to a close.
Meanwhile, state health officials reported 3,142 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday and 34 deaths. That brings the total number o...