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380,000 persons have lost their jobs since start of Covid crisis

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380,000 people have lost their jobs in the last eleven months, indicates data of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute and the Employment Agency, which are monitoring how the Covid crisis is affecting the labour market. 

During the same period, 235 thousand people have found a livelihood. Meanwhile, in the last week of last year there have been twice more people who lost their jobs that those who found a new job - 3,400 and 1,700 people, respectively. It turns out that the highest number of recently unemployed people are in big cities.

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