Coronavirus

A statement from the Union Health Ministry confirmed this development, saying vaccination will be done entirely through the Co-Win system and that the government facility within the Supreme Court precinct will be used.

Covid-19 vaccination: Once you get vaccinated with the first dose, a follow-up appointment will be automatically scheduled for dose two at the same centre, where you received the first dose of vaccination on 29th day of 1st dose vaccine.

The second phase of Covid-19 vaccination, which began today, will cover people above 60 years and above 45 years with co-morbidities. They would be required to get themselves registered at www.cowin.gov.in and get an appointment for vaccination.

Kerala and Maharashtra are the two states with more than 10,000 active cases, while the rest of the 13 states and UTs have between 1,000-10,000 active cases.

The private empanelled COVID Vaccination Centers (CVCs) were also trained on various aspects of the process of vaccination (AP)

The eligible persons will be able to register at the Co-WIN2.0 portal through their mobile number, through a step-by-step process.

To ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination capacity, around 10,000 private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY and more than 600 private hospitals under the Central Government Health Scheme will be utilised.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed today that the total number of samples has reached 21,62,31,106 as of Saturday, including 7,95,723 samples tested yesterday. 

Health Ministry said more than 1.42 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered to beneficiaries in the country so far. A total of 7.96 lakh doses of vaccine were given to health care and frontline workers in the last 24 hours.