The federal Labor Department published its weekly report on unemployment amid the crisis caused by the coronavirus , indicating that for the week of May 30, 7,139 new claims were received for unemployment insurance in Puerto Rico .

From March 16, 2020 when the quarantine began on the Island, until May 16, 2020, the number of applicants for unemployment insurance in the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH) amounted to 275,478, so the figure Total as of May 30 is 282,617.