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Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Unemployment System Goes Down As Pandemic Shutters Businesses Across The State

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Pennsylvania's unemployment website was overwhelmed Sunday as the coronavirus pandemic put a number of people across the state out of work. Earlier this month, Gov. Tom Wolf ordered non-life-sustaining businesses to close their physical locations as the number of coronavirus cases in the state continued to climb.

When people went to file a biweekly claim on the site, they received a message reading; "We are currently experiencing technical difficulties. Please try again later."

Eyewitness News received a number of calls due to the issue Sunday morning.

As of 10 a.m. Sunday, the site was back up and running.

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