RESEARCH Americans are calling on Joe Biden to introduce another round of stimulus cash as concerns about the Omicron Covid variant grow.
Omicron has yet to attack the United States but the president cited tensions as “a cause for concern” when he told Americans on Monday.
There is no evidence that The White House will introduce another round of Czech despite the arrival of the new variant, it hasn’t stopped cash-strapped Americans from calling for an extra round of payments.
One Twitter user said: “Omicron?!?!?! I think this requires another stimulus check.”
Another commented: “Omicron leads to lockdown. Lockdown leads to job loss. The job loss led to the stimulus check. Stimulus tests lead to more votes”.
The user shared a GIF of the Star Wars character Yoda rubbing his feet.
And a third said: “I’m not ready for a new Covid variant but I’m interested in testing the new stimulus.”
Before that, three rounds of stimulus checks were issued to eligible Americans to support pandemic-related layoffs and help boost the economy.
Biden said the variation was “not a cause for panic” as he tried to reassure financial markets.
South Africa Scientists first reported this variant to the World Health Organization on November 24.
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“When the omicron comes and it will, America will face this new threat just as we have faced the threats that came before it,” Biden said.
Still, some Americans are expected to get a cash boost, though another round of federal checks now looks unlikely.
About 20,000 households in the poorest counties of Santa Ana, California will receive a prepaid Visa debit card, containing $300.
total 6 million dollars payment will be sent to poor neighborhoods as part of the Revive Santa Ana Residency Stimulation Program.
It’s part of the $160 million Revive Santa Ana pandemic recovery initiative — a plan designed to jumpstart the city’s economy after Covid-19 crisis.
16, officials confirmed the additional amount had been approved by city lawmakers.
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Officials will deliver the cards door-to-door from December 4, according to The Orange County Registry.
They can be used in stores nationwide where Visas are accepted but residents are encouraged to buy locally.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on Santa Ana residents, especially those living in poverty-stricken neighborhoods with overcrowded living conditions,” said Mayor Vicente Sarmiento.
“The Resident Stimulus Program will help families recover from the economic effects of the pandemic while putting money back into our local economy.”
More than 500,000 Americans in Maine will receive a Check stimulus $285.
The state’s Department of Financial and Administrative Services began issuing those checks on November 15 and will continue to mail them through the end of the year.
GOP State Representative Tom Demmer said the aid would “mirroring” some of the financial assistance the federal government has provided over the past few years.
He added: “$400 won’t make all the problems go away but it can have a positive effect.”
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