Jun 12, 2021 01:46 PM IST
CoWIN head R S Sharma had recently said over a dozen entities, including large digital companies like Paytm, MakeMyTrip and Infosys are looking at approval for offering vaccine bookings.
- Jun 10, 2021 05:20 PM IST
The government relaxed rules last month to potentially allow third-party apps to offer vaccine bookings and has taken back control of procurement from states following delays and shortages. It also faced initial problems with its own vaccine booking platform.
- Jun 10, 2021 10:41 AM IST
CoWIN will also log out users, who have made more than 20 search requests for COVID-19 vaccination slots within 15 minutes.
- Jun 09, 2021 10:11 AM IST
The CoWIN vaccination certificates are used at the time of travel and helps in the access of several other premises.
- May 25, 2021 02:51 PM IST
After users have taken both doses of the vaccine, two blue ticks will be displayed against their name.
- May 21, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Currently walk-ins are only allowed for those aged 45 and above, but there have been reports of some centres insisting on CoWIN appointments for senior citizens as well.
- May 18, 2021 12:33 PM IST
The vaccine is now an available option at Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad for those aged above 45
- May 16, 2021 06:57 PM IST
The two jabs of the Serum Institute of India (SII)-manufactured Covishield vaccine were earlier administered at a gap of six-to-eight weeks.
- May 13, 2021 04:38 PM IST
Here's how you can register for the COVID-19 vaccine, book an appointment, reschedule it and download your vaccination certificate.
- May 11, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The cheapest option among all metro cities to get the jab at a private setup is at HN Reliance Hospital where you can get a dose of Covishield for Rs 700.
- May 07, 2021 08:52 PM IST
The move aims to prevent techies from cornering vaccine slots, but has made the booking process cumbersome
- May 07, 2021 04:13 PM IST
The ministry further added that this will “also reduce opportunities of impersonation and wrongful use of flexibilities provided in CoWIN”.
- May 06, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Finding that it’s very difficult to book the limited vaccinations slots, techies in Bengaluru are running own scripts to find their way in. It is not clear whether it is a grey area or outright illegal. The CoWin chief insists that there are enough checks and balances to ensure that people don’t run scripts.
- May 06, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The new feature is available for Paytm users, who can scroll down to the 'Discover with Paytm' or 'Mini App store' section and find the 'Vaccine Finder' Feature.
- May 04, 2021 03:16 PM IST
Registration for the COVID-19 vaccine can only be carried out through the CoWIN website or Aarogya Setu and UMANG apps.
- May 03, 2021 09:09 PM IST
Netizens who had logged on to the CoWIN platform to register for the jabs in Mumbai claimed that the slots went full within minutes.
- May 03, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Delhi is among 10 states that account for 73.78 per cent of the new 3,68,147 COVID-19 cases registered in a day, according to the Health Ministry. It reported 20,394 new cases, 407 deaths in the past 24 hours.
- May 03, 2021 03:15 PM IST
The sites are designed to make it easier for people between the age groups of 18 to 44 to get an appointment.
- Apr 30, 2021 04:23 PM IST
The private vaccination centres will have to make public the COVID-19 vaccine variants available with them and their respective prices so that the beneficiaries can pick the one they prefer. Information on the same will be displayed on the CoWin platform.
- Apr 28, 2021 09:50 PM IST
The CoWIN platform witnessed a traffic of 55,000 hits per second, Sharma said, adding that the system is "functioning as expected".
- Apr 28, 2021 04:29 PM IST
Several users are reporting issues with the app.
- Apr 25, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Coronavirus vaccine registration for those aged above 18 years will start from April 28 on the CoWin platform and Aarogya Setu app.
- Apr 24, 2021 08:49 PM IST
The states and UTs were asked to prioritise decision on direct procurement of vaccines by State/UT Government and publicising about facility of 'only online registration' for the 18-45 age group.
- Apr 22, 2021 12:26 PM IST
COVID-19 vaccination: Registration on the CoWIN portal is mandatory for the 18-44 age group. No walk-in facilities will be available for this group initially.
- Mar 09, 2021 10:51 AM IST
The implementation of these regulations came into effect on Monday when the big telcos started blocking commercial SMSes originating from unregistered headers or whose content did not match filed templates to control spam messages