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A hospital worker in Queens was among the first in the nation to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Folks applauded as Sandra Lindsay got her shot in the arm Monday morning. She’s a critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens.

“I hope this marks the end to a very painful time in our history,” said Lindsay.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says some 170,000 doses of the first Pfizer shipment are on their way to high-risk health care workers and nursing homes. “We have trains, planes and automobiles moving this all over the state right now,” said Cuomo.

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There are at least 33 coronavirus cases in New York State. Governor Cuomo says that number is expected to rise but he’s urging people not to panic. 

Meanwhile, New Jersey has at least its third case of coronavirus … the first in South Jersey. The patient is a Camden County resident. Officials say the man in his 60s is currently hospitalized in stable condition.

Two other people who tested positive for coronavirus are quarantined in hospitals in Bergen County. Acting Governor Sheila Oliver says the state was ready.