COVID-19 Vaccine Drive to Start: People of Age Group 60+ to get Vaccinated for Free

The second phase of the vaccination drive is to begin next week i.e. March 1, 2021. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that this drive might be the world’s largest vaccination drive. Individuals with an age over 60 years and those over the age of 45 years with comorbidities will be given COVID-19 immunization free of cost at 10,000 government clinics and hospitals.

Immunizations will too be given at 20,000 private centers. Although the free vaccine facility won’t be available at private hospitals. Individuals will need to pay to induce immunization. The price of the vaccine has not been decided yet.

Javadekar on CoVid-19 Vaccine

Inquired in the event that individuals will have a choice on which immunization — Covishield or COVAXIN  they need to require, Javadekar said, India is pleased to have two antibodies that are both viable with demonstrated efficacy.

COVID-19 Vaccine Drive to Start: People of Age Group 60+ to get Vaccinated for Free

He even stated, “Those who want to get vaccinated from private hospitals will have to pay. The amount will be decided by the Union Health Ministry within three-four days as they are in discussion with vaccine manufactures and hospitals.”

Register on Co-WIN

The Central government has made the Co-WIN application devoted to checking real-time administration of Covid-19 inoculation over the country.

“There are a few strategies wherein recipients can get enlisted themselves for the antibody. The individual would be able to enroll themselves on the CO-WIN stage from Monday itself,” Chairman R S Sharma told ANI.

COVID-19 Vaccine Drive to Start: People of Age Group 60+ to get Vaccinated for Free

“First, there will be a walk-in arrangement for the entitled recipient to urge themselves to enlist at the immunization location for the antibody. At the session location, volunteers would offer assistance recipients who would have trouble in enlistment,” Sharma said.

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Secondly, people can even make their family connect on the app with multiple accounts. But before all this, recipients need to provide the app with all their vital and required documents

Lastly, people can even connect Co-WIN to their Arogya Setu App

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