May 20, 2021

Governor’s Briefing on COVID-19: May 20, 2021

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Governor Hogan Press Conference: May 20, 2021

– No arm left behind
Announcing partnership between Maryland Lottery and MD Dept of Health
– May 25- $40,000 to a vaccinated Marylander every day for 40 days
– 40 drawings over 40 days to win $40,000 each day until July 3
– July 4- Grand Prize drawing of $400,000
– $2 million in prizes total
– Entry: all you have to do is get vaccinated in Maryland, be a Maryland resident, and are 18+
– All winners will be notified by MD Dept of Health
– All funding provided by Maryland Lottery
– Reinforcing importance of getting every Marylander vaccinated
– Financial incentive for vaccinated State workers
– Encouraging businesses to offer incentives
– 5.7 million vaccines administered as of today, May 20 2021
– 87% of 65+
– 65% of 18+
– Focused on reaching 70% of adults by Memorial Day
– 7 day positivity rate: 2.6%
o Lowest it’s been ever
o 8th lowest in America
– Daily positivity rate: 1.31%
o Again, lowest ever
– Case rate is 5.5 per 100,000
o 6th lowest in the nation
– Hospitalizations down 72%
– Get your shot for a shot to win!

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