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$1,400 checks are coming in the new coronavirus relief bill. Here's who will get them, and who won't.

March 11, 2021

WASHINGTON – A third round of coronavirus aid checks should be coming soon, probably within days or weeks.

Millions of Americans reeling from the economic damage of the pandemic would get one-time direct payments of up to $1,400. The payments are part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, his first major initiative since taking office in January, which is likely to get final approval in the House Wednesday morning.

Not everyone will get the checks.

Just like the two previous rounds of payments – $1,200 per person distributed last spring and $600 per person in December – some people will be left out.

Here’s a closer look at who will get the checks, and who won’t: