ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that all Marylanders ages 16 and older can pre-register for the coronavirus vaccine in the state.

Although pre-registration is open to everyone, they will prioritize eligible residents first, meaning people that were in phases 2b or earlier.

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You can pre-register for a COVID vaccine here.  You can also call 1-855-MD-GOVAX to preregister.

Hogan also said 677 cases of COVID-19 variants were detected in Maryland. Most of the variant cases are the UK strain.

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The state has seen in an increase of COVID-19 cases over recent days, but it also just surpassed 1 million residents fully vaccinated Thursday.

WJZ will stream the press conference live on-air and on

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.


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