The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Authority RS Sharma said that the vaccine registrations for all those above 18 years will commence in the next 48 hours. So, people above 18 years can register on CoWin by April 24…the vaccination process and documents remain the same.
Apart from the indigenous vaccines Covaxin and Covishield, Russian vaccine Sputnik V will also be added as an option at some centres, he said. Stating further, he said that more centres and private facilities are being set up for a faster vaccination process. In addition to this, private firms have been asked to publish vaccine time table on CoWin platform to help people book date and time.
He also said that industries / private firms need to share information on vaccination of employees numbers on CoWin platform,” he said. In case of any adverse event following immunization (AEFI) after vaccination will be monitored.
How to register at cowin.gov.in and App
Log on to cowin.gov.in and enter your mobile number
An OTP will be sent to your mobile number via an SMS
Enter the OTP and click on the “verify” button
Once the OTP is validated, the “Registration of Vaccination” page will open up
Enter details required in the “Registration of Vaccination” page such as your photo ID proof. You will also be asked if you have any comorbidities. This can be answered by clicking on ‘yes’ or ‘no’
Once the details are entered for registration, click “Register” button at the bottom right
You will receive a confirmation message on successful registration. Once registration is done, you will be shown the “Account Details”. You can schedule your appointment from the “Account Details” page
There will be a button indicating schedule appointment. Click on it and schedule your appointment and voila, you are done
Citizens are also allowed to add three more people linked with this mobile number by clicking on the “Add More” button at the bottom right side of the page. Enter all the details of the individuals to be included and then click on the “Add” button
To book your appointment or vaccination, you can also use the Aarogya Setu app. A separate tab has been created which will allow you to fill in some details like your name, age and sex and register yourself for the vaccination