Trump speaks as U.S. reports strong jobs data, coronavirus cases surge

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The program was originally set to end Tuesday, but the bill extends the deadline to Aug. 8. Congress created the program as part of the $2 trillion pandemic rescue package passed in March.

The outbreak has spread to dozens of countries, with more than 10.7 million confirmed cases worldwide and over 516,726 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. has had at least 2.6 million cases and 128,062 deaths, according to the latest tallies.

— CNBC’s Jacob Pramuk and Will Feuer contributed to this story.

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