The health ministry said on Thursday that vaccine registrations for people above 18 would begin on April 28. The app to book these appointments, CoWin, would be “made ready for 18+ beneficiaries by 24th April.
It is clarified that CoWin portal will be made ready for 18+ beneficiaries by 24th April.
Registrations for 18+ citizens to book appointments (from 1st May) will begin on 28th April.
The central government had announced that the vaccination for those above 18 years will begin across the country from May 1 as part of the third phase of the inoculation drive. Certain modifications, including the age criteria and a few other features, have been done and the CoWIN platform is ready to meet the rising demand as is expected once the vaccination for all is opened up, an official said.
Everyone above the age of 18 shall be eligible for #COVID19 vaccination from May 1, 2021 Registration starts on April 28 on http://cowin.gov.in Continue following COVID appropriate behaviour even after you take the vaccine.
Don’t get misguided by rumours/news stating that registration for vaccination of 18+ citizens to start from 24th April 2021! The registrations will start on the #CoWIN platform and Aarogya Setu App from 28th April 2021 onwards. Stay informed, stay safe! #IndiaFightsCorona