28th April, 2021
With the Corona Virus epidemic growing in the country, from May 1, people over 18 years of age will start getting vaccinated. Registration for this starts on April 28. The central government has framed a new policy regarding this new system. Many questions are being asked about this policy. The biggest crisis is facing the states, which have been entrusted with the responsibility of vaccinating people in the age group of 18-44 years. At the same time, the central government has allowed the states and the private sector to participate in corona vaccination.
What you need to do to get Covid-19 vaccine
Vaccination will not be done without registration. You can book an appointment by registering in advance for the Corona vaccine. For this, the Corona Vaccine Intelligence Network has been built as a COVIN (Co-win) platform. Every vaccination data will be available on this platform. Walk-in (vaccination without registration) is not available for people above 18 years of age. At the same time, a walk-in facility will be available for people over 45 years. That is, people born before 1 January 1977 can get vaccinated even without registration by reaching the vaccination center.
How to register for corona vaccine
Registration for the corona vaccine is being done on the Arogya Setu app and the Cowin website (cowin.gov.in). For this, you have to ...
-The mobile number has to be verified with OTP.
- According to Aadhar card, PAN card, or any other photo identity card, information has to be given.
- Up to four people will be able to register with one mobile number.
- Vaccine in government hospitals will be free. Private hospitals will have to pay a fee for the vaccine.
States that have decided to give free vaccines to people above 18 years of age. There will also be a system here.
Announcement of giving free vaccine to all in these states
As soon as the central government announced to vaccinate people above the age of 18, the first government from the UP government announced the introduction of a free vaccine to all. After this, 24 states and union territories have so far announced the introduction of vaccines to people above 18 years of age in free. This includes MP, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Himachal, Rajasthan, Delhi, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Karnataka, Uttarakhand. is. The central government is borne the cost of vaccination of people above 45 years of age. Vaccination will start from May 5 due to elections in West Bengal.
Congress-ruled states raise their hands
The third phase of Kovid vaccination is scheduled to begin on May 1 in the country. Already, Congress-ruled states of Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Jharkhand have raised their concerns about the availability of the Corona vaccine. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that between 18 and 45 years, 2.90 crore people will be given a free vaccine. It is a matter of spending 3 thousand crore rupees by the state government. Meanwhile, the state health minister Raghu Sharma has said that from the central government, it is being said that the vaccine will be given to those above 18 years of age from May 1, but when I spoke in the Serum Institute, it came to know that the order is still It has been given by the central government, it will take 15 May to complete it.
101 days of vaccination completed in the country, 14.5 crore doses given
On Monday, 101 days of vaccination campaign were completed in the country since January 16. A total of 145 million doses of the vaccine were given across the country during this period. More than 31 lakh doses of the corona vaccine were given until 8 pm on Monday evening. According to the Ministry of Health, a total of 14,50,85,911 doses of the Corona vaccine have been given so far.
Center said states have more than one crore vaccine left
Amid claims of vaccine deficiency, the Health Ministry has stated that more than 10 million vaccines are left with the states and union territories. More than 80 lakhs will be supplied in three days. The ministry said that the center has given more than 15.65 crore vaccines free of cost to the states so far. Including the spoiled vaccine, the total consumption was more than 14.64 crore. In this way, more than one crore vaccine is left with the states.