Covid-19 Vaccination Eligibility Expands to 30-Plus; 16-Plus in April

New York residents 30 and up will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

In addition, those who are 16 and up can begin to schedule appointments on April 6. The federal government has encouraged the switch to universal availability by May.

“As we continue to expand eligibility, New York will double down on making the vaccine accessible for every community to ensure equity, particularly for communities of color who are too often left behind. We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but until we get there it is more important than ever for each and every New Yorker to wear a mask, socially distance and follow all safety guidelines,” the governor said. Demand for the vaccine still exceeds supply, he said.

The eligible age had been lowered to 50 last week.

The COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Dashboard is available to update New Yorkers on the distribution of the vaccine. More than 2 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered at state-run and FEMA-assisted mass vaccination sites. Statewide, more than 9 million total doses have been administered across all vaccination sites. 171,419 doses have been administered across the state in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.3 million doses have been administered over the past seven days. Delivery of the week 16 allocation begins mid-week. 

 

People with at least one vaccine dose

People with complete vaccine series

Region

Cumulative

Total

Increase over past

24 hours

Cumulative

Total

Increase over past

24 hours

Capital Region

357,394

3,877

200,958

8,021

Central New York

311,758

4,284

194,857

6,867

Finger Lakes

368,859

3,160

203,175

6,570

Long Island

701,770

14,940

383,896

8,407

Mid-Hudson

591,167

8,028

297,557

6,725

Mohawk Valley

157,251

2,026

95,271

3,855

New York City

2,650,332

30,475

1,550,456

46,616

North Country

166,341

1,612

110,527

2,739

Southern Tier

200,871

2,372

109,912

2,980

Western New York

392,535

4,186

212,587

4,606

Statewide

5,898,278

74,960

3,359,196

97,386

 

 

 

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