The Senate passed a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package on Wednesday. The House cleared it and the president signed it Friday.
The House on March 16 passed a revised stimulus package (HR 6201), and on March 18 the Senate cleared it and the president signed it.
The House on March 14 passed an economic stimulus package. The Senate is expected to take it up the week of March 15 and the president has said he supports it.
On March 5, Congress cleared an $8.3 billion emergency spending package to help contain the COVID-19 illness.
The Trump administration sent a request to Congress on Feb. 24 for $2.5 billion in new and reprogrammed funding to help combat the coronavirus disease outbreak.
On Jan. 21, officials confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the United States in Washington state.