Texas claims peaked in early April when more than 315,000 individuals made claims in the span of one week, but weekly claims dropped below 50,000 for the first time since during the week ending Sept. 12.
Harris County has seen a similar trend after an early April peak of claims with about 7,000 reported the week ending Sept. 19. Still, this is a 200% increase year over year, according to TWC data.
A steady month-over-month decline in claims made can also be seen in Cy-Fair. There was an 85% decrease in claims made between March 18-April 18 and Aug. 19-Sept. 19 across seven ZIP codes.