Eastern Shore Leads Maryland in COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Eastern Shore of Maryland leads the state in COVID-19 vaccinations as a percent of the population.

The Eastern Shore, defined as Caroline, Cecil Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester Counties has had 1.5 percent of the population vaccinated, according to data from the Maryland Department of Health.

That is followed by the Baltimore Metropolitan Area with 1.28 percent of the population vaccinated, Southern Maryland with 1.32 percent of the population, Western Maryland with 0.99 percent of the population vaccinated and the National Capital Region with 0.58 percent of the population vaccinated.

On the Eastern Shore, the total number of vaccinations is 6,863, although it is unclear if anyone has received their second dose of the vaccine which must be administered three weeks following the first dose.

Statewide, 65,692 total vaccinations have been administered which has increased nearly 6,000 in the last 24 hours.