Biden Will Direct States To Make All Adults Vaccine Eligible By April 19

Individuals wait in their vehicles to get vaccinated at a drive-thru website at Hard Rock Arena in Miami, Florida on April 1. President Biden is anticipated to reveal an April 19 due date for all states to open eligibility to people ages 16 and up.

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Individuals wait in their cars to get vaccinated at a drive-thru site at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on April 1. President Biden is expected to reveal an April 19 due date for all states to open eligibility to people ages 16 and up.

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Biden is also expected to reveal that the U.S. administered 150 million dosages in his very first 75 days in office, a speed that puts him on track to surpassing his previously mentioned goal of reaching 200 million doses in his first 100 days.

Biden plans to make remarks on vaccinations from the White House on Tuesday afternoon, after checking out a vaccination center in Alexandria, Va
.

According to NPRs vaccine tracker, 18.8% of the U.S. population is completely vaccinated, and 32.4% has had at least one dose. The states with the highest percentage of their populations vaccinated include New Mexico, South Dakota, Alaska, Rhode Island and Maine.

Most states have either made vaccines available to all locals 16 and older or revealed plans to do so by mid-April. The White House did not state how it plans to get the handful of staying states to go up their timelines.

The nation is balancing 3.1 million shots daily over a 7-day period, White House authorities said on Monday, and reached a brand-new turning point over the weekend with an unprecedented 4 million vaccinations tape-recorded in one day. Nearly 1 in 4 adults are completely vaccinated, they included.

Less than a month after directing states to broaden eligibility to all grownups by May 1, Biden is expected to change that due date to April 19.

Officials announced at the end of March that nearly half of states were set to broaden eligibility to all adults by April 15, and that 46 states and Washington, D.C. would do so by May 1. In the weeks given that, the unaccounted for states– New York, Wyoming, South Carolina and Arkansas– have all opened vaccines to the general public.

“That doesnt mean they will get it that day, that indicates they can sign up with the line that day if they have actually not already done that beforehand,” Psaki said.

President Biden will reveal Tuesday that he is going up the deadline for states to open up COVID-19 vaccinations to all adult Americans by 2 weeks, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.