Users face issue registering on CoWIN app; Centre issues clarification

Users face issue registering on CoWIN app; Centre issues clarification

While the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India started on Monday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a clarification on CoWIN app where people were looking to register themselves for the COVID-19 vaccine.

A Twitter user wrote: “Issues with the Cowin app. The OTP isn’t coming and when I was able to register parents it logged me out and I wasn’t able to schedule appointments.” Likewise, there have been several queries by people who failed to register themselves via CoWin app.

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While the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India started, Centre issued clarification on CoWIN app for registration for COVID-19 vaccine.

The Union Health Ministry stated that the registration and booking for an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine are to be done through CoWIN portal: cowin.gov.in.

“There is no CoWIN App for beneficiary registration. The App on Play Store is for administrators only,” the Health Ministry stated.

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With the beginning of COVID-19 Vaccination in India of the elderly, 45+ with comorbidities, India is set to enter a decisive phase in its fight against COVID-19, the Ministry added.

It further said that if you are eligible for the vaccination, then register on Co-WIN 2.0 by visiting http://cowin.gov.in.

While the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India started, Centre issued clarification on CoWIN app for registration for COVID-19 vaccine.

Covishield and Covaxin are two COVID-19 vaccines that will be used in the largest vaccination drive. So far, around 1.42 crore people have been vaccinated in the country.

While the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India started, Centre issued clarification on CoWIN app for registration for COVID-19 vaccine.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

“PM Narendra Modi has always led from the front in encouraging Indian doctors and scientists. Today he took the first shot of India-made COVAXIN at AIIMS,” said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

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