Bhubaneswar: As vaccination of people aged above 18 years is set to begin in the country from May 1, rumour doing the rounds is that registration for the immunization will begin from April 24.
However, the Centre has clarified that the registration will start on CoWIN platform and Aarogya Setu mobile application from April 28 onwards. There will be no spot registration for the vaccination.
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 pic.twitter.com/i2SwCyRgFY
— MyGovIndia (@mygovindia) April 22, 2021
On April 19, the Centre announced a liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination from May 1. States have been empowered to procure additional vaccine doses directly from the manufacturers, as well as open up vaccination to any category of people aged above 18 years for the same.