Governor Larry Hogan announced a series of actions to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the State of Maryland. “While the initial distribution of vaccines does offer a glimmer of hope, we still have a long way to go in this fight,” said Governor Hogan. “Distributing and administering vaccines throughout 2021 will be without question the greatest peacetime undertaking in American history, and will be a massive, all-hands-on-deck, ongoing operation between the federal, state, and local governments and the private sector. I want to assure the people of Maryland that we are going to leverage every resource to get more shots into more arms as quickly as we possibly can, in a safe and orderly way.” To date, the state has successfully allocated and deployed 270,150 doses of COVID-19 vaccines—representing 98.7% of all the doses that the federal government has allocated to the State of Maryland. According to official data from the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), the state has conducted 76,916 vaccinations, including a single-day record of 11,553 on Monday. STATEWIDE ACTIONS TO ACCELERATE VACCINATIONS This evening, Governor Hogan announced a series of initial steps to help providers accelerate the rate of vaccinations as safely and quickly as possible. NATIONAL GUARD EMERGENCY VACCINATION TEAMS. Beginning tomorrow, the Maryland […]
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