Your Stimulus Check Questions Answered

Previous COVID-19 relief measures have seen Americans receive direct payments of up to $1,200 per person to aid them through the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

With millions of those granted by the CARES Act already paid out, questions are being raised over the prospect of a second round.

Passed by the House of Representatives, the Democrat’s $3 trillion HEROES Act includes details for further payments, though the legislation has stalled in the Senate, and might have been vetoed by President Donald Trump even if it had been passed by Congress.

Polling has indicated Americans would like to see another set of stimulus checks paid out, while Google searches for details around such a measure have increased in recent days, with the following questions some of the most frequent queries.

Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check for Americans?

The chance of a further coronavirus relief bill looks increasingly likely, with high-profile GOP figures indicating it is a only matter of when one will come.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said further fiscal measures will be needed to ward off long-term economic damage, while Treasury Steve Mnuchin also said he believes there is a “strong likelihood” of another bill.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is a “high likelihood” another coronavirus relief bill will come.