March 24, 2020 / Written by Laura Dyrda
Here are seven numbers that show the economic impact of the coronavirus.
1. The coronavirus could cost more than 5 million U.S. jobs, according to the Wall Street Journal.
2. The number of jobless claims hit 281,000 last week, according to CNBC.
3. The loss in gross domestic product due to the coronavirus is projected at $1.5 trillion. The CDC projects the nation’s GDP in 2020 will drop by $1.8 trillion by the end of the year, or 8.4 percent, according to the New York Times.