Governor Mills Announces More Than Half of Maine People 16 and Older Have Now Received Final Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine
Augusta, ME (STL.News) Governor Janet Mills announced today that Maine has reached another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination effort with more than half of Maine people ages 16 and older now having received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
As reported today on Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination dashboard, 50.34 percent of Maine residents age 16 and older have been vaccinated as of 11:59 p.m. yesterday. Moreover, nearly 58 percent of eligible Maine residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Maine continues to lead the nation in the percentage of its total population that is fully vaccinated, according to Bloomberg.
“Maine continues to make nation-leading progress in getting shots into arms, a testament to the willingness of Maine people to do their part and to the teamwork of State government professionals and our health care providers and volunteers,” said Governor Janet Mills. “I am proud to report that more than half of Maine people have received their final dose of a vaccine – but there is more work to do to get this pandemic behind us.