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Kerala Government Will Issue Covid Vaccination Certificates With Passport Numbers For Those Traveling Abroad | India News


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government has announced that it will issue Covid-19 vaccination certificates with passport numbers to people traveling abroad to countries where it is mandatory. District physicians have been authorized as the competent authority to issue these certificates.
“Those beneficiaries (over 18 years old) who travel abroad and want to obtain the COVID Vaccination Certificate Issued by the State, with the Passport number and / or the name of the vaccine added (in the case of Covishield) as mentioned in GO they must request the same through
https://covid19.kerala.gov.in/vaccine/, “read the notice issued by the Kerala government on Saturday.
“The requests thus sent will be verified by the corresponding District Medical Officer designated by the DMO and the request will be approved / rejected. Once approved, the digital certificate will be issued and the Beneficiary will receive a confirmation by SMS regarding it.
The certificate can then be downloaded from the portal (https://covid19.kerala.gov.in/vaccine/), “he said. The state also decided to reduce the gap for the second dose of vaccine to four to six weeks for those who want to travel abroad Beneficiaries can request priority vaccination through the eHealth portal with documents proving immediate travel.
“Those beneficiaries (> 18 years), who are partially vaccinated and have not yet completed 84 days after the first dose of Covishield, but need to complete the vaccination schedule to travel abroad, can request priority vaccination through the eHealth portal with documents supporting immediate vaccination, travel and can be vaccinated 4-6 weeks after the first dose, once the application is approved and subsequently scheduled for vaccination by the RCHO District. ”
The Union Health Minister has prescribed a time interval of 12 to 16 weeks between the first and second doses of the Covishield vaccine. According to official data, there are 2.38,210 active cases of Covid-19 in Kerala. The lockdown in the state has been extended until June 9 in all districts.

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