Florida’s weekly unemployment claims surge as COVID-19 continues to spread

“After an encouraging initial start to the recovery, the dramatic re-emergence of COVID-19 risks putting the economy back on its heels,” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate. “With the paramount aim of saving lives, renewed restrictions placed on businesses also take a renewed toll taken on the economy. Ultimately, the only treatment for what ails the economy is also what’s needed to overcome the virus. That’s why the ongoing promising quest for safe and...