New Delhi: People who are above 45 can now get themselves registered against the Covid-19 vaccine starting Thursday, April 1, irrespective of the comorbidities. All the eligible people can either get themselves registered on-site or book an advance appointment through the Cowin portal.
The Union Health Secretary R Bhushan said “From April 1 all people above 45 yrs of age will be eligible for vaccination. Advance appointment can be booked through cowin.gov.in. If you don’t want to do this, you can go to your nearest vaccination centre after 3 pm & go for on-site registration.”
As of now, over 6 crore vaccine doses have administered all across the country after approval for ‘Covaxin‘ and ‘Covishield’.
Documents Needed For Covid-19 Vaccine through On-Site Registration
People who want to get themselves registered for the Covid-19 vaccine on-site must provide an identity card. It can be a Voter ID card, Aadhar Card, Bank Passbook, Passport, or Ration Card.
The health secretary says that “Those who want to go for on-site registration are requested to go to their nearest vaccination centre after 3 pm with an identity document. Usually people with Aadhaar Card and voter ID. But you can also produce Bank Passbook, Passport, or Ration Card.”
Harsh Vardhan (Union Health Minister) has appealed to every people vaccinated whose age is over 45. He also said clarified on people contracting Covid-19 after taking the vaccine. He said that such cases are quite rare. Antibodies take up to two weeks to fully develop after the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine that provides a window for infections.