All New Jersey residents aged 16 and over can be vaccinated against Covid-19 starting April 19, Governor Philip D. Murphy said Monday. It is an announcement following President Biden’s call for the deadlines to be expedited for all adults to be eligible, as most other states have already done.
Mr. Murphy’s move comes as the pace of vaccinations has increased steadily across the country. By Sunday, an average of more than three million people are being vaccinated in the US each day, and about 106 million people have received at least one dose of vaccine, according to a New York Times database.
But even if vaccination adoption continues to surge, federal health officials and public health experts are warning that the country could face a possible fourth surge in coronavirus cases.
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