And that looks to be two different checks beginning in April and the 2nd in May. According to a mammoth stimulus package, the first check will likely be sent to Americans around 6 April and the other in mid-May. It looks like to start the checks will total about $2k for most Americans.
President Donald Trump speaks during press briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force, at the White House, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Washington. Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma is at left, Vice President Mike Pence is at right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The same stimulus package is also set to include roughly $300b in relief for small businesses and such to avoid any further layoffs.