Al Jazeera English: US Congress passes $892bn in COVID relief measures
December 22, 2020
The US Congress has voted to pass a nearly $900bn coronavirus relief package. The bill provides $284bn for loans to small business and $166bn for $600 one-time payments to most US citizens, among other measures. The Senate approved the measure after an earlier vote by the House of Representatives and President Trump is expected to sign it into law. For millions of Americans, the help cannot come soon enough.