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Hogan announces $2 million promotion for booster shots


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a new plan to encourage people to get booster shots against COVID-19, with a total of $2 million in drawings for people who have been boosted.

The prizes will be for 12 residents. The promotion starts next Tuesday, Feb. 15, with a special initial drawing of $500,000.

Prizes of $50,000 will be awarded weekly for the following 10 weeks.

On Tuesday, May 3, one Marylander will be awarded a grand prize of $1 million.

Maryland residents 18 and older who have received their primary COVID-19 vaccinations and their booster shot in Maryland at any time are eligible.

No registration or entry is needed.