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For immediate release:
November 18, 2021
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Vaccine Milestone: Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Surpasses 9 Million Vaccinations

More Than 775,000 Booster Shots Administered, Nearly 75,000 Vaccinations For 5- to 11-Year-Olds

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has surpassed 9 million COVID-19 vaccinations.

“We have now administered our nine millionth vaccine as part of one of the most successful vaccination campaigns in the country,” said Governor Hogan. “The state has a robust network of providers, and we continue to have both the supply and the capacity to provide a vaccine or a booster shot to anyone who needs one. We will continue to work to get those last remaining 0.6% of seniors and 12.3% of adults in our state vaccinated, and as we now work to get more of our school age children vaccinated.”

To date, Maryland has reported 9,028,641 vaccinations, including 779,438 booster shots. 

  • 99.4% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 87.7% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, Maryland is reporting 74,257 vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds—14.3% of the age group population. 

State health officials strongly encourage eligible Marylanders to get a booster shot to maintain immunity. To find a clinic, visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call the state’s multilingual call center, available 7 days a week, at 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829).

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