US Congress approves $484bn economic rescue bill

Latest rescue package to help small businesses and hospitals struggling due to coronavirus pandemic

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a new $484bn relief bill to aid small businesses and the healthcare system hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Senate also approved the legislation and now the bill will head over to President Donald Trump.

Jobless claims in the United States have now reached 26 million.

Al Jazeera’s Rosalind Jordan reports.