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Biden set to announce vaccine eligibility for all adults on April 19

Biden is on track to meet his new goal of administering 200 million doses of vaccines by his 100th day in office on April 30. 

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President Joe Biden speaks during an event on COVID-19 vaccinations and the response to the pandemic, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Monday, March 29, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Biden is expected to announce that he is moving the deadline for states to make all American adults eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine to April 19. 

The announcement is expected Tuesday, according to CNN Politics

In March, the president announced that 90% of adults would be eligible to get the vaccine by April 19 instead of his original May 1 deadline. 

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Biden is scheduled to visit a vaccination site in Alexandria, Virginia, Tuesday before making remarks on vaccinations from the White House. 

A White House official told the Associated Press that Biden is expected to announce that 150 million doses have been administered since his inauguration in January. 

With this, Biden is on track to meet his new goal of administering 200 million doses of vaccines by his 100th day in office on April 30. 

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Multiple states altered the date of eligibility to residents over the age of 16, including New Jersey.

Several other states, including Hawaii and Oregon, still have May 1 as the date when all adult residents can get a vaccine. 

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