Coronavirus: Senate agrees $1.8tn stimulus package with Trump

Coronavirus: Senate agrees $1.8tn stimulus package with Trump
Coronavirus: Senate agrees $1.8tn stimulus package with Trump

A stimulus package worth quite $1.8 trillion (£1.5tn) has been agreed by United States Senate leaders and therefore the White House to ease the impact of coronavirus.

It reportedly includes payments of $1,200 to most American adults and aid to assist small businesses pay workers.

Full details of the deal, which Congress is predicted to pass, aren’t known.

Financial markets round the world rose on news of the deal.

President Donald Trump has said he hopes the US will shake off coronavirus within but three weeks.

But the highest US communicable disease expert, Anthony Fauci, warned that “you need to be very flexible” a few timeframe for ending the crisis.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned the illness was spreading faster than “a bullet train” in his state, which is at the centre of the pandemic within the US.

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