Just over half of Americans have a job right now
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The ratio of Americans employed versus the total work-eligible population is the lowest it has been since 1948, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

The stat is just one of many indicators that the US is grappling with record-high unemployment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Unemployment stimulus checks are set to expire by July 31, even while reported coronavirus infections continue to climb.

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