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Governor Announces Milestone of More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered in Maryland

February 19th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has officially achieved the milestone of 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered. Maryland providers have administered 94.3% of all first doses received from the federal government, and the state is now averaging 27,796 shots per day.

In addition, the state has surpassed 7.5 million COVID-19 tests, and continues to report declines in key data metrics, including the lowest seven-day positivity rate (4.12%) since November 3, the lowest case rate per 100K (14.2) since November 1, and the lowest level of COVID hospitalizations (1,016) since November 16.