Bonus Index: Unemployment by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers related to unemployment caused by the response to COVID-19.
333,500: The number of Oregonians who have filed for unemployment since March 23.
36,700: Initial claims for unemployment filed the week of April 18.
35,101: Initial claims for unemployment processed the week of April 18.
2,147: The number of calls the Oregon Employment Department received on Wednesday, according to the department's statistics.
861: The number of calls OED staffers were able to answer.
122.79: The average wait time, in minutes, for Oregonians calling the department that day.
$86,851,633: The amount of state unemployment benefits paid for the week of April 18.
$151: The minimum weekly state unemployment benefit.
$648: The maximum weekly state unemployment benefit.
$600: The additional weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation benefit available through July 25.