The Senate passed a roughly $480 billion relief package Tuesday that includes hundreds of billions of dollars in new funding for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus outbreak along with other priorities like money for hospitals and expanded Covid-19 testing, reports the Hartford Business Journal.

The bill authorizes an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program and provides $75 billion for hospitals and health care providers to address coronavirus expenses and lost revenue and an additional $25 billion to facilitate and expand Covid-19 testing.

Senate approves $480B package to help small businesses and hospitals, expand testing