WATCH: Bernie Sanders Hosts Livestream Detailing Priorities for Worker-Focused Coronavirus Relief Bill

Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a Bernie 2020 rally at the Stifel Theater in downtown St. Louis, Missouri on March 9, 2020. (Photo: Tim Vizer/AFP via Getty Images)

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Hosts Livestream Detailing Priorities for Worker-Focused Coronavirus Relief Bill

Sanders has called on Congress to pass a new package including Medicare for All, salary guarantees for Americans put out of work by the pandemic, and direct monthly payments.

Sen. Bernie Sanders will host a livestream Saturday regarding the coronavirus pandemic and his priorities for a sweeping relief package which would center the needs of working Americans.

The livestream is set to begin at 7:00pm Eastern time and will include musical performances by Bon Iver and Soccer Mommy.

Sanders on Friday called on Congress to pass a new relief package which, unlike the $4.5 trillion law which passed late last month and included $500 billion for corporate bailouts, would focus on providing far-reaching relief to the public as millions lose their jobs and health coverage as a result of the pandemic.

The next relief package, he said, should include Medicare for All, provisions to ensure all Americans continue receiving their paychecks during the crisis--as two million airline workers will through the previous package and as countries including the U.K., Denmark, and Norway have guaranteed--and monthly direct payments of $2,000 to every American until the U.S. economic is up and running again.

Watch the livestream below at 7:00 pm Eastern time:

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