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Watch live: New York’s Cuomo holds a briefing on Covid pandemic with Biden’s equity task force

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to judge a press briefing Wednesday on the coronavirus pandemic alongside members of President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 equity task constraint.

Rev. Al Sharpton, National Urban League President Marc Morial and NAACP CEO Derrick Johnson are also scheduled to touch Cuomo and the equity task force at the briefing, according to a statement from the governor’s office.

The state will without delay open up vaccine eligibility to people with underlying health conditions, such as cancer and diabetes, beginning next week. On Tuesday, Biden’s disinterest task force announced the administration will begin sending doses directly to community health centers next week to lengthen outreach to traditionally underserved communities.

New York City opened a mass vaccination site at Citi Field for dwellings of Queens and other essential workers on Wednesday. The site’s opening, which had been delayed because of a lack of prescribes, comes just days after another mass site at the Yankee’s Stadium in the Bronx opened for residents there.

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