Joe Biden urges U.S. states to make all adult residents eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine from April 19, as the country continues to pull people faster.
According to a senior White House official, the U.S. president will announce the date of the new target on Tuesday, observing 150-meter shots in his first 75 days in office. This has put his administration on track to meet Biden’s goal of delivering 200 million shots in 100 days in his first office.
The new date for public adult eligibility is two weeks earlier than previously planned. About 40 percent of U.S. adults now get at least one shot.
Although individual states decide which of their residents is eligible for the vaccine, many are already allowing an adult to claim the shot, and all but two have announced plans to do so on or before April 19. Oregon and Hawaii have previously said they Their goal is to start vaccinating everyone with the goal of May 1 before the president
The U.S. vaccine rollout has accelerated in recent weeks, with the country delivering about 3 million doses per day, according to Data from Bloomberg.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 167 million doses of 16 Has now been managed – More than any other country. Where 40 percent of adults have received at least one shot, about a quarter of their vaccinations have been completed in 55 percent of people over the age of 5.
As the number of cases increases in many northern states, including Miami, Illinois and Vermont, vaccines continue to grow at a rapid pace, raising concerns centering on a possible fourth wave of concerns.
About 4,000,000 new cases are now being reported in the United States, up from about 53,000 last month. However, the number of deaths has been declining since October, which U.S. health officials believe is the reason for the high level of vaccination among partners.
Public health authorities have warned that new variants, such as the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, are behind this infection. Federal health officials have urged Americans not to abandon measures such as social distance and the wearing of masks, even as many states move to give up or abandon restrictions.
Andy Slavit, a White House coronavirus consultant, said Monday: “We’re not there yet. The war against Covid-19 is over, far from victory. The worst thing we can do right now is make a mistake in winning progress.
He added: “If we let our guards down now, we would make many more of our fellow Americans sick and die unnecessarily.”