Close to 40 Lakh signed up on CoWIN, Know how to register on CoWin portal for vaccine Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that close to 40 lakh people have registered themselves to receive the Covid vaccines shot on the CoWIN portal till Tuesday morning. Dr. Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday.
The second phase of covid19 vaccination has started across the nation. For now, senior citizens (above 60 years) and people aged 45 or older with comorbidities can register to get vaccinated. A user guide has also been updated to help citizens register and book their appointment has been uploaded on the websites of the Health Ministry. Here is how you can enrol for COVID19 Vaccination Citizens can go to http://www.cowin.gov.in to register themselves or via the Aarogya Setu app, which has CoWIN app integration. There is no CoWIN app on Play Store for registration as the app is for administrators only. The registrations for the vaccinations opened at 9 AM on March 1 and will be open till 3 PM every day.
Open Aarogya Setu or Cowin.gov.in website. Enter your mobile number and click on the OTP (One Time Password). Enter the OTP received on your mobile number and click on the verify button.
In Aarogya Setu app, go to the CoWin tab, and tap on the Vaccination tab. Tap on Proceed. In registration page, enter the photo ID type, number and your full name on it. For senior citizens, click on the register button.
If you are registering a person with comorbidities, you have to click on yes when it asks “Do you have any comorbidities (pre-existing medical conditions)”. People age between 45 years to 60 years will need to carry a medical certificate when they go for the appointment. Once registered, a confirmation message will be sent to the registered mobile number.
After the registration process, the system will display account details. One person can add four more people linked to the mobile number entered before. You can click on the ‘Add button’ and enter the details of other individuals to register for them as well.
You will be taken to “Book Appointment for Vaccination” page.
Now, enter details like State/UT, District, Block and Pincode. Once all these details are entered, click on the “Search” button. After this, a list of vaccination centres will appear depending on your location. You can choose one of them and then see the vaccination dates available at these centres.
An “Appointment Confirmation” page will open showing the details of the booking. You can either click on “Confirm” if the information is correct or click on “Back” to make some changes.
In the end, an “Appointment Successful” page will appear showing all the details. You can download and save the confirmation of the vaccination details.
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