Commentator: U.S. unemployment figures will continue to be linked to progress on coronavirus
Data from the U.S. Labor Department show 900,000 people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time last week. That's down 26,000 from the week before. The figures reveal the battle Biden faces, not only dealing with the coronavirus pandemic but also with the effects it's had on the economy. CGTN talked to Einar Tangen, an independent current affairs commentator. He analyzed how the unemployment figures will be linked to the pandemic situation.