All New Jersey residents 16 or older might be eligible for Covid-19 vaccination starting on April 19, Gov. Philip D. Murphy said on Monday. It’s an announcement that heeds President Biden’s name for states to hurry up their timelines for all adults to be eligible, as most different states have already got.

In Maryland, these 16 or older are eligible to get a shot on Tuesday at state mass vaccination websites, Gov. Larry Hogan stated on Monday. On April 12, he stated, all Maryland residents 16 or older might be eligible on the different vaccine suppliers within the state.

Mayor Muriel Bowser of the District of Columbia joined the group of leaders increasing vaccine eligibility, tweeting on Monday that every one Washington, D.C. residents 16 or older might be eligible on April 19.

That leaves Oregon and Hawaii as the one states but to announce eligibility for all adults earlier than Could 1.

The bulletins come because the tempo of vaccinations throughout the nation has been steadily growing. As of Monday, a mean of greater than three million individuals are being vaccinated every day in the USA, and about 107.5 million folks have obtained no less than one dose of a vaccine, in response to a New York Times database.

However even because the rollout of vaccinations continues to choose up tempo, federal well being officers and public well being consultants have been warning that the country may face a potential fourth surge in coronavirus cases.

Final week, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, pleaded with Individuals to “maintain on a short time longer.”