President Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion package meant to offset the effects of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic into law.

The legislation constitutes the largest relief package in American history, drafted in response to a surge of shuttered businesses and stock-market turmoil. Numerous U.S. states have ordered public businesses to close to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and the resulting uncertainty has wrought havoc on the economy.

“I want to thank Republicans and Democrats for coming together, setting aside their differences, and putting America first,” Trump said at the signing ceremony. “This legislation provides for direct payments to individuals and unprecedented support to small businesses.”

The relief package includes checks to be paid directly to certain Americans based on their level of income. Individuals earning up to