NY state expands vaccine eligibility for 30+ starting Tuesday

New York is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all those 30 years and older beginning Tuesday, and all those 16 and up can begin to schedule appointments on April 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

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- Some breaking news to tell you about in the race to vaccinate.

The news coming out of Albany just moments ago-- Governor Cuomo announcing that New Yorkers 30 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 that's beginning at 8:00 AM tomorrow morning. And then, a week after that, it'll expand even more. All New Yorkers 16 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. That's beginning April 6.

All of this happening as the governor announced more than 2 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses have now been administered in New York state.