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Vaccine Registration Will Open to the Public in Co-Win 2.0 | India News


NEW DELHI: Registration for the new category of more than 60 people and those between 45-60 with comorbidities will open at 9 am on Monday using the Co-Win 2.0 portal (www.cowin.gov.in) or through other applications of you.
So far, around 1.42 crore doses of the vaccines have been administered to healthcare and frontline workers since the launch of the first phase of the campaign on January 16. The expansion of the campaign, which aims to cover a total of 30 crore of the “priority” population. – takes on importance at a time when the country is at a crucial juncture with many states witnessing the rebound in Covid-19 cases. Wider vaccination coverage is expected to help India stay ahead.
The initial beneficiaries are estimated at Rs 10 million and, in addition to the IT platforms, common service centers will be used to help people to register and registration on the site will also be allowed.
The self-registration option coupled with a host of session sites and the fear of a sudden spike in infection is expected to make people more willing to take the injections now than they were a few weeks ago. Furthermore, many cabinet ministers, chief ministers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself are likely to be vaccinated at this stage, which is expected to give a big boost.
Starting Monday, around 10,000 private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY and 687 private hospitals under the Central Government Health Plan (CGHS) will be used for vaccination. In addition, state governments can use private hospitals included in state health insurance plans. Apart from this, the vaccination will also take place in 10,000 government hospitals.
While the vaccines will be provided free of charge at government facilities, those opting for vaccination in private hospitals will have to pay up to Rs 250, including Rs 150 as the cost of the vaccine and up to Rs 100 as operational charges.
The type of vaccine will not be disclosed at the time of the appointment, even if a particular Covid Vaccination Center will store only one type of vaccine.

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