People with these comorbidities eligible for COVID vaccine in 3rd phase

Bhubaneswar: The third phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India begins today. Citizens who are aged, or will attain the age of, 60 years or more as on 1st January 2022 are eligible to register, in addition to all such citizens that are aged, or will attain the age of, 45 years to 59 years as on 1st January 2022, and have any of the specified 20 comorbidities mentioned below.

SN Criterion
1 Heart Failure with hospital admission in past one year
2 Post Cardiac Transplant/Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
3 Significant Left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVEF <40%)
4 Moderate or Severe Valvular Heart Disease
5 Congenital heart disease with severe PAH or Idiopathic PAH
6 Coronary Artery Disease with past CABG/PTCA/MI 

AND Hypertension/Diabetes on treatment

7 Angina AND Hypertension/Diabetes on treatment
8 CT/MRI documented stroke AND Hypertension/Diabetes on treatment
9 Pulmonary artery hypertension AND Hypertension/Diabetes on treatment
10 Diabetes (> 10 years OR with complications) AND Hypertension on treatment
11 Kidney/ Liver/ Hematopoietic stem cell transplant: Recipient/On wait-list
12 End Stage Kidney Disease on haemodialysis/ CAPD
13 Current prolonged use of oral corticosteroids/ immunosuppressant medications
14 Decompensated cirrhosis
15 Severe respiratory disease with hospitalizations in last two years/FEV1 <50%
16 Lymphoma/ Leukaemia/ Myeloma
17 Diagnosis of any solid cancer on or after 1st July 2020 OR currently on any cancer therapy
18 Sickle Cell Disease/ Bone marrow failure/ Aplastic Anemia/ Thalassemia Major
19 Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases/ HIV infection
20 Persons with disabilities due to Intellectual disabilities/ Muscular Dystrophy/ Acid attack with involvement of respiratory system/ Persons with disabilities having high support needs/ Multiple disabilities including deaf-blindness

 

The Central Government has issued an User Guide for Citizen Registration & Appointment for COVID-19 vaccination.

The User Guide contains details regarding the process of registration for COVID-19 vaccine through Co-WIN application/www.cowin.gov.in website.

Click here to get the User Guide.

Citizens will be able to register and book appointment for vaccination using the COWIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Arogya Setu etc.

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