Maryland governor clarifies who's eligible for COVID-19 booster shot

Gov. Larry Hogan held a news conference Monday afternoon to clarify who's eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot in Maryland. The state has administered more than 8.3 million COVID-19 vaccines, including: 98% of Marylanders 65 and older, 85.9% of Marylanders 18 and older and 84.9% of all eligible Marylanders 12 and older. The governor announced Maryland has administered 280,000 booster shots. With the latest approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, almost 1.4 million Marylanders are now eligible to receive a booster shot.