BREAKING NEWS: Governor Hogan Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced expansion of access to the COVID-19 vaccine beginning later this month.

The Governor announced that beginning on March 30, the state will enter phase 2B which allows all Marylanders 16 and older with disabilities access to the vaccine.

State health officials anticipate the vaccine to be made available to Marylanders age 55 and older along with more essential workers in critical industries around April 13. All Marylanders 16 and older will receive vaccine access on April 27.

In his press conference, the Governor announced that to date, the state has administered 2,252,974 vaccines, with an average of 43,882 shots per day.

More than 70 percent of Marylanders over the age of 65 have been vaccinated. 35 percent of Marylanders over the age of 18 have been vaccinated.