New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that all state residents age 50 and above would be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday.
The next day, Arizona will make vaccines available to anyone 16 and older at the sites it operates in Maricopa, Pima and Yuma counties, the state health department and Gov. Doug Ducey announced.
And in Florida, the state announced Monday it will allow anybody age 50 and up to get the shot. It’s a welcome sign in the state, which became the first state to have more than 1,000 known cases of coronavirus variants.
The federal government is now distributing an average of more than 3 million doses a day, and President Joe Biden has said he will direct all states to remove eligibility requirements for adults by May 1.
Alaska and Mississippi have already opened vaccinations to all adults, and several other states have said they will do so in the coming weeks. They include Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, Massachusetts, Nevada, Connecticut, Iowa, Utah and Illinois.
Meanwhile, Miami Beach’s entertainment district will remain in a state of emergency with an 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew four days a week possibly through April 13 as authorities try to manage an influx of unruly spring breakers who have inundated the city.
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