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Healthcare workers and high-risk populations will be prioritised for vaccination against the coronavirus in New York when a candidate is approved, governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.

He announced details of a preliminary five-stage vaccine rollout plan – here’s a summary:

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 53,157 new coronavirus cases, taking the total to 8,081,489. The number of deaths has risen by 593 to 218,511, the health protection agency said.

The CDC figures do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.

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